threads and timeout -> running a shell command / want to guard against infinite loops
tottinge at indy.rr.com
Tue Aug 19 06:32:19 CEST 2003
On Tue, 19 Aug 2003 14:21:14 +1200, Marcus Liddle wrote:
> <newbie hat>
> I'm trying to get a really simple python program to
> run a bash testing script and kill itself if its
> been running to long (ie infinite loop)
> create the thread object - test = TestThread()
> run the command - test.do_command("infloop.bash")
> if t.isAlive(): ...stop it
> any good ideas?
Have you considered pexpect?
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