Kamaelia docs : Kamaelia.File.BetterReading.IntelligentFileReader


For examples and more explanations, see the module level docs.

class IntelligentFileReader(Axon.Component.component)

IntelligentFileReader(filename, chunksize, maxqueue) -> file reading component

Creates a file reader component. Reads a chunk of chunksize bytes, using the Selector to avoid having to block, pausing when the length of its send-queue exceeds maxqueue chunks.


  • control : for shutdown signalling
  • inbox : wake me up by sending anything here
  • _selectorready : ready to read


  • debug : information designed to aid debugging
  • outbox : data output
  • signal : outputs 'producerFinished' after all data has been read
  • _selectorask : ask the Selector to notify readiness to read on a file

Methods defined here


You should be using the inbox/outbox interface, not these methods (except construction). This documentation is designed as a roadmap as to their functionalilty for maintainers and new component developers.

__init__(self, filename[, chunksize][, maxqueue])

x.__init__(...) initializes x; see x.__class__.__doc__ for signature


Main loop


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