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Author schmir
Recipients aioryi, draghuram, schmir
Date 2008-06-06.09:43:10
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The open('fifo', 'rb') already blocks. One has to use os.fdopen with
O_NONBLOCK to prevent blocking.'fifo', os.O_RDONLY | os.O_NONBLOCK)

and then use


to check if this is a fifo.
Checking with os.stat before opening with open will result in a race
Date User Action Args
2008-06-06 09:43:19schmirsetspambayes_score: 0.138298 -> 0.138298
recipients: + schmir, draghuram, aioryi
2008-06-06 09:43:18schmirsetspambayes_score: 0.138298 -> 0.138298
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2008-06-06 09:43:17schmirlinkissue3002 messages
2008-06-06 09:43:15schmircreate