select.poll.poll() never blocks

Miles semanticist at
Wed Feb 11 22:51:33 EST 2009

On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 10:47 PM, Rhodri James
<rhodri at> wrote:
> If you want to
> do it in Python, the only thing that springs to mind is
> periodically checking the size of the file and reading more
> when that changes.  You'll need to be very careful to keep
> what size you think the file is in sync with how much you've
> read!

See also this recipe:


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