select.select() on windows

Maksim Kasimov maksim.kasimov at gmail.com
Wed Oct 26 10:29:17 CEST 2005


you have to use non-block readining.

http://docs.python.org/lib/module-select.html:
A time-out value of zero specifies a poll and never blocks.

jas wrote:
> I am currently using subprocess to execute a command.  Then I read from
> it's stdout...however, this is hanging on a read..waiting for more
> bytes.  So what I would like is to timeout...and select.selec() seems
> to be what I need.  Except I don't have a socket, i have stdout.
> 
> Any suggestions on how to do a timeout like select.select with stdout?
> 
> Thanks
> 


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Maksim Kasimov
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