[Tutor] time.sleep problem

Joel Ricker joel@prettyhipprogramming.com
Tue, 9 Jul 2002 01:19:20 -0400

From: "Tim Peters" <tim.one@comcast.net>

> #elif defined(MS_WINDOWS)
> ...
> /* XXX Can't interrupt this sleep */

Ah, well I guess sleep() is out.

My plan is to have this script automatically start up when the system is
turned on and continue indefinitely until the system is shutdown,
periodically running a portion of code.  Granted when Windows wants to shut
something down, it will but I'm hoping for a more graceful solution.

Should I just go with a timing solution, using time.clock() maybe to
accumulate how much time has passed and check it against how many minutes to