kill thread

Miki miki.tebeka at
Fri Aug 8 05:49:20 CEST 2008


> I have a threading.Thread class with a "for i in range(1,50)" loop
> within. When it runs and I do ^C, I have the error [1] as many as
> loops. I would like to catch this exception (and if possible do some
> cleanup like in C pthreads) so the program finishes cleanly. Where and
> how can I do this ? in __run__ ? __init__ ? a try/except stuff ?
You can have a try/except KeyboardException around the thread code.

Miki <miki.tebeka at>

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