atexit handler in IDLE?

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Wed Jan 16 02:27:22 CET 2013


On 1/15/2013 7:25 AM, Steve Spicklemire wrote:

> import atexit
> print "This is my program"
>
> def exit_func():
>      print "OK.. that's all folks!"
>
> atexit.register(exit_func)
> print "Program is ending..."

If you put () around the strings, it will run the same *and* work in 3.x.

> When I run this on the command line I see:
>
> This is my program
> Program is ending...
> OK.. that's all folks!
>
> When I run this in IDLE I see:
>
> This is my program
> Program is ending...
>
> But the atexit handler is never called. ;-(

I tried in 3.3 idle and get the same.

-- 
Terry Jan Reedy




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