Can Python kill a child process that keeps on running?
No.Spam at Spam.none
Tue May 2 01:41:00 CEST 2006
Suppose we spawn a child process with Popen. I'm thinking of an
executable file, like a compiled C program.
Suppose it is supposed to run for one minute, but it just keeps going
and going. Does Python have any way to kill it?
This is not hypothetical; I'm doing it now, and it's working pretty
well, but I would like to be able to handle this run-on condition. I'm
using Windows 2000, but I want my program to be portable to linux.
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