Timed events

Mongryong Mongryong at sympatico.ca
Fri Jan 31 23:25:22 CET 2003

> Sam Marrocco wrote:
> > I'm trying to Python a script that will perform a function every few
> > seconds. Is there a particularly efficient way to do this that won't hog
> > processor time?
If you're looking for a multithreaded solution, than what you need is a
periodic timer!  Take a look the Timer class from threadings.py.  It
should be easier to modify it so that the timer is periodic. Take a look
at Timer.run().  A few little changes and your set.

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