yielding control

Benjamin Binford bbin__ at hotmail.com
Tue Oct 15 19:03:11 CEST 2002


On Wed, 16 Oct 2002 00:35:41 +0800, Rob Hall wrote:

> I have a long-running CPU intensive task under W98 and Python 2.2.  The
> trouble is, it hogs the CPU when I am trying to do other things.  Even the
> mouse is sluggish.
> 
> Is there a way for me to yield control to the OS occasionally in my main
> loop?
> 

lookup time.sleep
(http://www.python.org/doc/current/lib/module-time.html#l2h-1385)



> Thanks in advance.
> 
> Rob




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