Debugging of a long running process under Windows

Tim Golden mail at
Thu Aug 21 11:10:28 CEST 2008

R. Bernstein wrote:
> I don't know how well Microsoft Windows allows for sending a process a
> signal in Python, but if the Python signal module works reasonably
> well on Microsoft Windows, then reread

The answer is: not terribly well. (Or, rather: in a very
limited way). You should, however, be able to make use
of the SetConsoleCtrlHandler win32 api which is exposed
by pywin32's win32api module, or could be accessed via


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