p.f.moore at gmail.com
Tue Jun 30 09:19:47 EDT 2009
2009/6/30 superpollo <user at example.net>:
> Paul Moore wrote:
>> 2009/6/30 superpollo <user at example.net>:
>>> Paul Moore wrote:
>>>> For a non-toy example, you'd probably create an Event object, use your
>>>> timer to set the event, and your while loop would do while
>>>> event.is_set(), so the problem wouldn't arise.
>>> thank u paul. if u dont mind, would you give me a more detailed piece of
>>> code that does what i mean?
>> No problem:
>> import threading
>> e = threading.Event()
>> t = threading.Timer(3.0, e.set)
>> while not e.is_set():
>> print "Hello, threading world"
>> Hope this helps,
> do not bother answering... my fault.
> i wrote e.set() and not e.set
> <hides in shame>
> thanks again
No problem - I made the same mistake while I was writing the sample
:-) (I also forgot t.start() the first time. So I'm winning 2-1 on
trivial mistakes :-))
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