exiting threaded program?

Alex Hall mehgcap at gmail.com
Wed Mar 24 12:04:40 CET 2010

A daemon... Good idea, and that makes more sense for what the thread
does anyway; it is just a timer, updating a variable by contacting a
server every hour. By the way, just what is the difference between
user32.PostQuitMessage (0) and sys.exit()?

On 3/24/10, Tim Golden <mail at timgolden.me.uk> wrote:
> On 24/03/2010 10:43, Alex Hall wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I have a program with a timer in it, therefore I have multiple
>> threads. My method of exiting by using "user32.PostQuitMessage (0)" no
>> longer seems to be doing the job since I added the timer. What else do
>> I have to do to close my program? I say it is not closing because,
>> before, I would be returned to a prompt in the cmd line, but now I
>> cannot type in the cmd line window even after the program supposedly
>> closes, whereas before I could have. Thanks.
> Make the timer thread a daemon?
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