EOL for sys.stdin.readline() and raw_input()
tjreedy at udel.edu
Thu Feb 26 13:11:31 EST 2009
> Are there any way to change the EOL character for sys.stdin.readline()
> and raw_input()?
> My problem is that i cannot rely on that the clients connection to my
> application will end all lines with \n or \r\n. Sometimes they will use
> \r\000 as EOL.
> Example from my code:
> sys.stdout.write('Password: ');
> #IAC DO ECHO sys.stdout.write('\xFF\xFB\x01')
> password = raw_input()
> If the client sends 'qwerty\r\n' everything is fine and the password get
> stored in the variable. But sometimes, depending on how broken the
> telnet client are, the client will send 'qwerty\r\000' instead and then
> my application will hang at 'password = raw_input()' forever.
Can you put that in a separate thread with timeout?
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