Can't suspend a thread?
timr at probo.com
Thu Sep 26 23:43:22 EDT 2002
"Robert Oschler" <Oschler at earthlink.net> wrote:
>"Tim Roberts" <timr at probo.com> wrote:
>> It is worth pointing out that this "restriction" is not a Python thing; it
>> is an operating system thing.
>You mean a Linux/Python restriction? Windows can suspend threads so I
>assume that's what you mean. Note I'm not saying that you can't suspend
>threads on Linux (POSIX), I don't know if that's possible or not, I just
>know you can on Windows.
Hmm, you're quite right. I didn't realize you could suspend another thread
in Win32. The documentation does caution against using it in anything
other than a debugger, but it certainly exists.
- Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.
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