Non-blocking read() in httplib?
Mon Jul 12 21:43:09 CEST 2004
Marcin Ciura <ciuraNOSPAM at zeus.polsl.gliwice.pl> writes:
> I would like to defend against this by throwing an exception when the
> read() lasts too long. But I cannot use select.select(), because
> HTTPResponse has no fileno() method. Neither can I use signal.alarm(),
> as it is for Unixes only.
> Is there any other way to break read() or make it non-blocking?
I think I'd reach down into the response object and get the fileno.
def __init__(self, sock, debuglevel=0, strict=0):
self.fp = sock.makefile('rb', 0)
self.debuglevel = debuglevel
self.strict = strict
so maybe you can get the fileno from response.fp.
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