asyncio - how to stop background task cleanly

Marko Rauhamaa marko at
Sun Feb 7 04:27:09 EST 2016

"Frank Millman" <frank at>:

> I have never been able to get Ctrl+C to work properly on Windows, so I
> use a separate thread that simply waits for Enter.

Now you are leaving my realm of expertise, as I haven't programmed for
windows since Windows 1.0. Mixing threads, asyncio, input() and Windows
seems like begging for trouble, though.


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