Simple example of threading

Tim Peters tim_one at email.msn.com
Fri Feb 25 02:50:19 CET 2000


[ Dirk Vleugels]
> ...
> Sadly, pthread_cancel is missing in python, dunno why.

Simply because Python supports a platform-independent model of threading,
built on top of a large variety of "native" thread offerings, and thread
cancelling is a dubious enough feature that many platform thread pkgs don't
support it.  Python can't "fake it" portably either, so tough beans <wink>.

alternatives-left-to-the-fertile-imagination-ly y'rs  - tim






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