select – wait for events on a set of streams¶
This module provides functions to wait for events on streams (select streams which are ready for operations).
Polling is an efficient way of waiting for read/write activity on multiple
objects. Current objects that support polling are:
Create an instance of the Poll class.
select(rlist, wlist, xlist[, timeout])¶
Wait for activity on a set of objects.
This function is provided for compatibility and is not efficient. Usage of
Pollis recommended instead.
eventmaskis 1 for read, 2 for write, 3 for read-write.
Wait for at least one of the registered objects to become ready. Returns list of ready objects, or empty list on timeout.
Timeout is in milliseconds.