How to terminate the function that runs every n seconds

Ganesh Pal ganesh1pal at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 14:09:45 CET 2015


Corrected Typos .

>a) How to I prevent the execution  of   Print "EXECUTED SLEEP" after 4
> seconds ? , current this is running in an infinite loop


On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 6:37 PM, Ganesh Pal <ganesh1pal at gmail.com> wrote:
> Iam using Linux and  Python 2.7  and playing with the threading.Timer module.
>
> I had the below question on the same.
>
> (a) How to I prevent the execution  the  "EXECUTED SLEEP" after 4
> seconds ? , current this is running in an infinite loop
>
> node-1# cat  file_01.py
>
> import threading
> import time
> def printit():
>         threading.Timer(2, printit).start()
>         print "EXECUTED SLEEP"
> printit()
> print "hi"
> time.sleep(4)
> print "hi"
> time.sleep(5)
>
> Output:
> node-1# python  file_01.py
> EXECUTED SLEEP
> hi
> EXECUTED SLEEP
> EXECUTED SLEEP
> EXECUTED SLEEP
>
>
>
> Regards,
> Ganesh



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