sys.exit and exceptions (newbie question)

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at effbot.org
Thu Feb 1 20:54:07 CET 2001


Victor Muslin wrote:
> What is a pythonic idiom for forcing an immediate program termination?

not sure there is one, but if you insist, you
can use:

    # terminate without cleaning up
    os._exit(errcode)

or

    # force coredump
    os.abort()

Cheers /F

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