trouble quitting PyQt4 App

MRAB python at
Mon Sep 14 15:14:59 CEST 2009

Soumen banerjee wrote:
> Hi,
> Im new to PyQt4 and im having fun using it. but ive run into a bit of
> a problem. I cant quit the application.
> The application has 2 modules. The gui module( and then the
> main program(
> so heres the problem:- when i hit the quit button, quit is set to high
> (in the Gui module) and then the while loop in the speak thread
> quits(printing quitting loop) and it updates the log file as its
> supposed to do. then after it prints calling exit, the app freezes.
> Isnt sys.exit() supposed to kill the interpreter? So, what is going
> on? why does the app not quit?

sys.exit() just raises a SystemExit exception, so only the thread is

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