Author serhiy.storchaka
Recipients docs@python, ezio.melotti, giampaolo.rodola, gvanrossum, pitrou, sbt, serhiy.storchaka
Date 2012-12-31.14:11:18
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> It has at least one potential use.  On Windows socket.detach() returns a
> socket handle but there is no documented way to close it -- os.close()
> will not work.  The only way to close it that I can see (without resorting
> to ctypes) is with something like
>     socket.socket(fileno=handle).close()

There is an alternative (documented) interface:

    socket.fromfd(handle, socket.AF_INET, socket.SOCK_STREAM).close()
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