socket.rcv timeout while-loop

Stephen Hansen me+list/python at
Thu Feb 3 19:04:08 CET 2011

On 2/3/11 9:56 AM, Dwayne Blind wrote:
> However I would like to set timeout on the socket rcv method, so that
> the while loop stops exactly after 3 seconds. Is this possible ?

I rarely do low-level socket stuff -- but I think s.settimeout() is what
you're looking for. It applies to the whole socket, and not just one
method -- so you may want to reset it after you're done recv'n.


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