Killing a thread

Manish Marathe mumarathe at
Fri Jun 9 22:54:02 CEST 2006

On 6/9/06, Fredrik Lundh <fredrik at> wrote:
> Manish Marathe wrote:
> > I am creating threads using my self defined class which inherits the
> > threading.Thread class. I want to know how can I kill the threads which
> > are being created by the object of my self defined class.
> you cannot kill a thread "from the outside"; you have to design your
> thread tasks so they can kill themselves, when asked to do that.

Thanks for the reply. So can a thread listen to an event i.e. can we send an
event to the thread indicating to kill itself.

Manish Marathe
SpikeSource, Inc.
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