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Pure-Python bindings to glibc (based on ctypes)

Project description


  • Free software: LGPLv3 license
  • Supports close(2), dup(2), dup2(2), dup3(2), epoll_create(2), epoll_create1(2), epoll_ctl(2), epoll_ctl(2), epoll_pwait(2), epoll_wait(2), pipe(2), pipe2(2), sigaddset(3), sigdelset(3), sigemptyset(3), sigfillset(3), sigismember(3), signalfd(2), sigprocmask(2) and all the associated data types and constants.
  • Supported on python 2.7+ and python 3.2+ and pypy
  • All other useful glibc features are in scope (patches welcome!)
  • from glibc import ... – direct access to glibc functions and types via lazy imports, fast startup, low memory overhead, efficient calls to glibc
  • Declarative code, easy to verify for correctness, easy to add more types, functions and constants.
  • Translates error codes according to documentation (manual pages) of each supported function. Raises OSError with appropriate values and a customized, easy-to-understand error message.

0.4 (2014-10-21)

  • Started tracking changes relevant to other people.
  • First release with tests for constants and type sizes.
  • Fixed issues with struct epoll_event (size mismatch).
  • Added functions: close(2).
  • Improved bundled demos (not part of release)

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