killing thread ?

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Fri Jan 24 16:58:05 CET 2003


    >> You lose. There is no way to cancel a thread, period.

    Paul> Is there some inherent reason for that?  

Not all threads packages on which Python runs implement the desired
functionality.  This topic has come up before, and the answer has always
been the same.  Here are some references:

    http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2001-May/014980.html
    http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&th=dc349060ffdf6b24&seekm=a5ld2m%24554%241%40panix2.panix.com&frame=off
    http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&th=15e0381c34730afc&rnum=4

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