Event loop documentation error

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Mon Jul 21 20:45:05 CEST 2014


On Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 4:38 AM, Yaşar Arabacı <yasar11732 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "C:/Users/gorki/Documents/Python Scripts/as-io.py", line 14, in <module>
>     loop.add_signal_handler(SIGINT, partial(ask_exit, "SIGINT"))
>   File "C:\Python34\lib\asyncio\events.py", line 329, in add_signal_handler
>     raise NotImplementedError
> NotImplementedError
>
> I was wondering if there is something I am doing wrong, or is this
> behaviour platform specific (I am on windows 7). I wanted to ask in
> the list before I file a bug report.

SIGINT is a Unix signal. There is an equivalent for Windows, but it
wouldn't at all surprise me if trying to hook signals raises
NotImplementedError. See if there's a different way to hook Ctrl-C on
Windows; if not, you may want to word your report as a feature
request.

ChrisA



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