[Twisted-web] using threads in twisted

Phil Mayers p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk
Tue Apr 19 04:43:07 EDT 2011

On 04/18/2011 11:36 AM, Ivan wrote:
> Thanks, but how to kill workers by timeout in this example ?

You can't kill threads reliably in python AIUI.

If you want to reliably kill a task, spawn a process.

Alternatively you might see if you can break the task up into small 
pieces of work, and schedule it in the mainloop using something like 

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