[Tutor] pipeline - what is it and how do I use it?

elis aeris hunter92383 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 25 19:40:06 CET 2007

thanks for the reply

On Nov 26, 2007 2:38 AM, Evert Rol <evert.rol at gmail.com> wrote:

> > I need to keep a bit of python code ready to run at anytime, in the
> > ram, but this is what I need to do
> >
> > I am using two languages at the same time, because python doesn't
> > really have any effective way of simulating keyboard and mouse events,
> Well, not the language itself, but there may be some library out
> there that has this functionality. But I guess it'll indeed be hard
> to find though.
> > so I need to run auto it 3, and then call my python code to perform
> > a little bit of work, it only takes 0.1 seconds to run, but it
> > takes almost a second to start the code,
> > if i I can keep the code alive in the ram waiting for the cue, then
> > it should run fast enough.
> >
> > but how do I pass information from one code to the other?
> >
> > in fact - another language.
> It's the virtual machine you want to keep around in memory (together
> with the code), not so much the code itself.
> The quickest thing I can think of right now is having a daemon
> program running, and communicate with it through signals or sockets.
> But that doesn't feel very (thread)safe.
> Depending on your problem, you may want to go at it in another way.
> In fact, if speed is a concern, you may be better off writing your
> time essential code in C or something, and compile it to machine
> code. Less fun & easy than to code in Python probably.
> btw: odd subject line, when relating it to the actual question ;-)
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