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Old 03-30-2009, 01:00 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Gracey View Post
I was wondering how i catch various signals in nix python so i can exit my programs gracefully? Please reply my post if you know the answer.

Simply "import signal", and see document ion of that module. But bear in mind that signals are weird with Python. The atomic unit of Python execution can span a C external function call, and that can take an indefinitely long time. So delivery of signals at the Python level can be delayed.
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