socket question

hg hg at nospam.com
Wed Sep 13 15:51:12 CEST 2006


Diez B. Roggisch wrote:
> hg wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>>
>> I am not sure whether this is a python-related question.
>>
>> If I have device A than sends XX bytes to device B, and device B does a
>> recv(XX) using the default timeout, what could make device B wake-up
>> with less than XX bytes received ?
> 
> There exist higher abstractions for sockets in python for IPC - are you sure
> you want to reinvent the wheel?
> 
> If you absolutely must: the select-call allows for specification of a
> timeout. Use it with the socket file-descriptor.
> 
> Diez
Thanks I'll look, with the retry-wrapper around recv, it seem to work now.

hg



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