Non-blocking pipes during subprocess handling

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py at
Tue Jan 9 02:47:36 CET 2007

At Monday 8/1/2007 22:09, Tom Plunket wrote:

>I'm using subprocess to launch, well, sub-processes, but now I'm
>stumbling due to blocking I/O.
>Is there a way for me to know that there's data on a pipe, and possibly
>how much data is there so I can get it?  Currently I'm doing this:

Using a thread for each stream is the safest way, specially if you 
can't control the child process.

Gabriel Genellina
Softlab SRL 


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