Standard IPC for Python?
gandalf at shopzeus.com
Tue Jan 13 18:40:06 CET 2009
> The only reason to use shm over the sysv_ipc module is that shm
> supports versions of Python < 2.5. I'm not developing shm any further,
> so avoid using it if possible.
Hmm, we are using FreeBSD, Ubuntu and Windows. Unfortunately
- posix_ipc is broken under FreeBSD
- sysv_ipc does not support message queues at all
- shm is not maintained
- windows is not supported by any of these modules
It is so interesting that there is no standard implementation for IPC in
Python. I would think it is a very common task for programmers. I might
find myself writting a new IPC module that works under Windows as well.
Can anyone tell me if select.select works under OS X?
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