Intercepting a process shutdown command under windows?

Peter Hansen peter at
Sun Jun 30 04:33:23 CEST 2002

Samuel Schulenburg wrote:
> Is their a way to keep another process from shutdown your python
> application before you can perform some cleanup activities?
> Sam Schulenburg

This may depend on which platform you're on, and on exactly what
kind of "shutdown" command you're faced with.

There will *always* be something that can terminate your app
without you getting any say.  Depending on the precise type
of signal, however, you might be able to intercept it.


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