Gracefull application exit.

Cameron Simpson cs at
Fri Jul 25 00:43:55 CEST 2008

On 24Jul2008 17:30, Robert Rawlins <robert.rawlins at> wrote:
| > but mind the caveats:
| Thanks Tim, the main caveat which worries me is the fact that it doesn't get
| called when being killed by SIGTERM. When I look at implementing the
| application as Daemon will cause complications.
| The implementation looks nice and is certainly the way I would like to go,
| but unless it'll work when killed by sigterm it likely won't be for me.

If you catch SIGTERM with the signal module and call sys.exit() they
should fire.

This all gets harder with threads.
Cameron Simpson <cs at> DoD#743

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