Select in Python

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Thu Jun 29 11:26:30 CEST 2006

In article <mailman.7484.1151389154.27775.python-list at>,
 Gary Herron <gherron at> wrote:

>If you want select to start blocking again, you must read all bytes from
>stdin whenever select says there are bytes to be read.

To add to this, it is a good idea to read the select_tut(2) man page, 
particularly the "SELECT LAW" section. There's a lot of dos and don'ts 
there on how to avoid common bugs.

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