do "some action" once a minute

James Stroud jstroud at ucla.edu
Wed May 10 02:35:34 CEST 2006


Petr Jakes wrote:
> I would like to do "some action" once a minute. My code (below) works,
> I just wonder if there is some more pythonic approach or some "trick"
> how to do it differently.
> 
> minutes=time.localtime()[4]
> while 1:
>     min, sec = time.localtime()[4:6]
>     if  sec==0 and minutes!=min: # first occur of sec==0 only!! polling
> 10x a second
>         minutes=min
>         print "Eureca"
>     time.sleep(0.1)
> 
> Regards
> 
> Petr Jakes
> 

This may be what you want:

http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Cookbook/Python/Recipe/464959

James

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