[Tutor] First python-script: a little network client
Fri, 4 Feb 2000 06:06:39 -0500 (EST)
I think that 'select' does work on the mac (see medusa) so you
might look into that.
>>>>> "Jochen" == Jochen Haeberle <listen@MIDRAS.de> writes:
Jochen> Hi again,
Jochen> my little currency script now happily runs along. The
Jochen> response comes very quickly but the client sits and waits
Jochen> for a rather long time until the connection gets closed or
Jochen> there's some sort of timeout I presume.
Jochen> I am doing this on a Mac, where threading is not available
Jochen> and therefore the socket-connection takes up all processor
Jochen> time not allowing program switvhing.
Jochen> Therefore the additional time for waiting for the timeout
Jochen> is rather bad. I looked through some of the example
Jochen> scripts for socket clients but they all do it about the
Jochen> Is there another way for collecting the data sent to a
Jochen> socket or to learn about the stop of a connection that
Jochen> might help?
Jochen> This is how I am doing it now (taken from one of the demos
Jochen> and/or the library reference from Guido.
Jochen> Is this general the way python does this or is it Mac
Jochen> print 'Response:' while 1: data = sock.recv(1024) print
Jochen> data if not data: break sock.close()
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