trying to kill threads
exarkun at intarweb.us
Sat Feb 8 01:04:18 CET 2003
On Fri, Feb 07, 2003 at 07:06:50PM -0500, anton wilson wrote:
> I'm trying to figure out how to kill a python thread in a way that won't
> trash the interpreter or memory. I have a program that allows a user to use
> our pre-defined python functions to create threads and run his/her own
> function. But when the stop button is pressed, I want to get rid of the
> threads the user created fairly quickly.
> I'm sure every understands the futility of using kill() with python.
Have your threads poll queue objects. When you want them to die, toss an
object that indicates this into their queue.
This has been discussed several times in the last few weeks. A search on
groups.google.com will result in more details.
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students that have had prior exposure to BASIC: as potential
programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of
regeneration. -- Dijkstra
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