A better way to timeout a class method?
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Tue Mar 10 03:23:26 CET 2009
On Mon, 9 Mar 2009, Marco Mariani wrote:
> John O'Hagan wrote:
> > Is there a concise Pythonic way to write a method with a timeout?
> No need for threading. Just define a signal handler and call
Thanks, that works well in general; but unfortunately the method in question
(see the P.S. in my original post) starts a thread, and it's the thread that
needs to timeout; unfortunately signal doesn't work in a thread. So I guess I
need to rephrase my question as: how to timeout a thread?
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