timeout and sockets example request??
dave at pythonapocrypha.com
Thu Jul 22 21:39:23 CEST 2004
Ishwar Rattan wrote:
> In section 7.2 of Python library reference manual:
> exception timeout
> This exception is raised when a timeout occurs on a socket which has had
> timeouts enabled via a prior call to settimeout(). The accompanying value
> is a string whose value is currently always ``timed out''. New in version 2.3.
> I assumed that settimeout() is an attribute of newly created socket object,
> but is not so!
What version of Python are you using? Could you post some code showing
what didn't work? Here's why I ask:
Python 2.3.4 (#53, May 25 2004, 21:17:02)...
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "l...
>>> from socket import *
>>> s = socket(AF_INET, SOCK_STREAM)
setdefaulttimeout is handy when you don't have access to the actual
socket object, e.g.:
>>> import socket
>>> import urllib
'<html><head><meta http-equiv="content-type" content=...
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