Threading.Event w/ timeout veeeeeery slow on win32?

Ville Vainio vvainio at
Thu Jul 12 07:39:27 CEST 2001

cliechti at (chris liechti) writes:

> what is the timeout value?
> i've had problems with time.sleep() when using values smaller than 20ms 
> (0.02). I'm now using 30ms wich works fine.

Several seconds. I suppose timer resolution wouldn't cause delays at
that scale (at least delays of that magnitude - almost 1 sec). It
almost seems like the Event version with timeout checked once a second
whether the event had been set() during the past second.

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