How to kill a thread from another thread ?
aahz at panix.com
Thu Nov 9 16:42:42 CET 2000
In article <3A0A6715.35C19F47 at ina.fr>, Richard Gruet <rgruet at ina.fr> wrote:
>Does someone know how to kill a Python thread from another Python
>thread (in the same process) ?
You don't. You need to set up each of your threads so that they look
for some kind of signal to kill themselves (which means returning). It
has been argued that the ability to kill threads is necessary for server
applications, but I haven't seen any powerful arguments in favor of that.
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