threading module, call thread.interrupt_main()

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at
Thu Oct 8 19:18:48 CEST 2009

En Thu, 08 Oct 2009 00:33:04 -0300, §äŽMŠÛ€vªº€@€ù€Ñ  
<command.bbs at> escribió:

> Sorry to ask, but i don't know how to solve it.

No need to apologize!

> I try to call thread.interrupt_main() function in my child thread's run  
> method
> which is inherit threading.Thread class.
> But it didn't work, does anyone know why?

Are you join()ing your child thread? In this case the main thread won't  
acknowledge the exception until the join() call returns -- probably too  
late. A sleep() call isn't interruptible either.

I think it's already reported at but I can't locate  
the issue right now.

Gabriel Genellina

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