Apparently, I don't understand threading
dave at pythonapocrypha.com
Mon Mar 14 03:19:17 CET 2005
jwsacksteder at ramprecision.com wrote:
> The following script does not behave as expected. I wanted to terminate
> the 'mythread' thread after 5 seconds.
> What I see is the threading.Thread call blocking until the 15 second
> sleep is done. Suggestions?
> foo = FooClass()
> mythread = threading.Thread(foo.stall())
I think you meant to write:
mythread = threading.Thread(target=foo.stall)
In the original version, you're _calling_ foo.stall at the time of thread creation.
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