Playing with threads

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Thu Jan 8 05:16:47 CET 2015

On 1/7/2015 9:00 PM, Ganesh Pal wrote:
> Hi friends,
> I'm trying to use threads  to achieve the below work flow
> 1. Start a process , while its running grep for a string 1
> 2. Apply the string 1 to the command in step 1 and exit step 2
> 3. Monitor the stdout of step1 and print success if the is pattern  found
> Questions:
> 1. Can the above be achieved without threads ? I prefer keep ing code
> simple  .threads can become confusion when this workflow grows larger

I do not understand the work flow either.  What I do know is that Idle 
Edit -> Find in Files is implemented in idlelib/ and that the 
non-gui code could be copied and adapted to other purposes.

Terry Jan Reedy

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