How to stop a thread?
marvelan at hotmail.com
Thu Oct 10 21:17:47 CEST 2002
How can I stop a thread that is waiting to handle a TCP
As there is no kill thread function in Python my first idea
was to do a handle_request until I set a global magical_flag.
But then I realised that this works only when I have a steady
flow of connections comming in. Otherwise it will just hang
(as it should) in handle_request and thus the thread would
So, how can I stop the thread in the example below? I would
like to stop it when user presses the "stop" button in some
self.server = SocketServer.ThreadingTCPServer(addr, h)
while not magical_flag:
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