killing thread after timeout
jpopl at interia.pl
Thu Sep 8 15:06:07 CEST 2005
Paul Rubin wrote:
> Maybe the child process can just use sigalarm instead of a separate
> thread, to implement the timeout.
Already tried that, signals works only in main thread.
> To get even more OS-specific, AF_UNIX sockets (at least on Linux) have
> a feature called ancillary messages that allow passing file
> descriptors between processes. It's currently not supported by the
> Python socket lib, but one of these days... . But I don't think
> Windows has anything like it. No idea about QNX.
I have solved problem with additional process, just like Bryan Olson
proposed. Looks like all features I wanted are working... :)
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