safest way to kill a thread

martinnitram at excite.com martinnitram at excite.com
Wed Jan 19 07:12:39 CET 2005


limodou wrote:
>Using Thread's method setDaemon() before you call the start() method.
>Just like :
>t.setDaemon(True)
>t.start()
thank for fast reply.
from python.org doc, said that setDaemon() function as
"The entire Python program exits when no active non-daemon threads
are left."
is it mean that when the main program exit (normally/abnormally), all
threads created will also exit?
  Thank again.




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