[Tutor] whats the best command to end a program
alan.gauld at freenet.co.uk
Tue Dec 6 22:49:36 CET 2005
> what would be the best command to end a program with.
If its Tkinter (or another GuI) there will be a quit command
somewhere. Call that to ensure that the GUI framework gets
tidied up properly.
For normal programs
import sys; sys.exit()
You can pass an exit code to the outdside world as
a parameter to exit too.
> i have an app that i want to start every day at 6am from cron
> but i want it to shutdown at 4pm
OK, here you probably want system.exit(n) with a proper error
code so that cron can tell if it worked or not...
BTW strftime('%H') returns the hour in 24 hour format so you
will want to check for 16 not 4...
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