how to make a SimpleXMLRPCServer abort at CTRL-C under windows

Aahz aahz at
Fri Feb 12 15:22:40 CET 2010

In article <mailman.2422.1265961504.28905.python-list at>,
Dennis Lee Bieber  <wlfraed at> wrote:
>On 11 Feb 2010 21:18:26 -0800, aahz at (Aahz) declaimed the
>following in gmane.comp.python.general:
>> In article <mailman.2077.1265524158.28905.python-list at>,
>> Gabriel Genellina <gagsl-py2 at> wrote:
>>>Strange. With Python 2.6.4 I don't need to do that; I'd say the difference  
>>>is in the OS or antivirus (some AV are known to break the TCP stack).
>> Perhaps, but I've also found that ctrl-C doesn't work on Windows.
>	Unless the running program makes an I/O call to the console, I don't
>think <ctrl-c> gets past the device driver... <G>

That's probably it.  It's more annoying for me because I run Windows with
a VM on a Mac, which doesn't have ctrl-break.
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