hoe to build a patched socketmodule.c

jacopo mondi mondi at cs.unibo.it
Fri Jul 10 14:10:04 CEST 2009


Roger Binns wrote:
> jacopo mondi wrote:
>> Hi all, I need to patch socketmodule.c (the _socket module) in order to
>> add support to an experimental socket family.
> 
> You may find it considerably easier to use ctypes since that will avoid
> the need for any patching.  You'll also be able to control how read and
> write are done (eg read vs recvfrom vs recvmsg vs readv).  You can use
> os.fdopen to convert your raw file descriptor into a Python file object
> if appropriate.
> 
> If you do use ctypes then you'll only need to distribute pure Python
> source code.
> 
> Roger
Thanks a lot, I'll give it a try..

cheers
	jacopo



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