How to check for threads being finished?
Irmen de Jong
irmen.NOSPAM at xs4all.nl
Fri Jul 5 19:12:44 CEST 2013
On 5-7-2013 18:59, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> I then block until the threads are all done:
> while any(t.isAlive() for t in threads):
> Is that the right way to wait for the threads to be done? Should I stick
> a call to time.sleep() inside the while loop? If so, how long should I
> sleep? That's probably an unanswerable question, but some guidelines on
> choosing the sleep time will be appreciated.
I think your while loop busy-waits until the threads are completed.
Do this instead:
for t in threads: t.join() # optionally pass a timeout to join
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