Function stopping a function

Donn Ingle donn.ingle at
Fri Nov 23 07:10:46 CET 2007

> For instance, lenghty_function() executes, when an
> external event triggers cancel(), which is supposed to
> abruptly stop lengthy_function(), reset some variables
> and exit immediately.
I would set a variable someplace (perhaps globally) that gets tested in
lengthy_function()'s loop and issues a break.

If it's threaded then colour me clueless.


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