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Specify a timeout with any given function

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bombfuse

Python module for specifying timeouts when executing functions

Installation

To install this package, run the following command:

$ pip install bombfuse

Usage

>>> import time
>>> import bombfuse
>>> import sys
>>> # here's an infinite loop
>>> def func(msg):
>>>     while True:
>>>         time.sleep(1)
>>>         sys.stdout.write(msg + "\n")
>>>         sys.stdout.flush()
>>>
>>> # time out in 5 seconds
>>> bombfuse.timeout(5, func, "Hello world!")
Hello world!
Hello world!
Hello world!
Hello world!
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
  File "bombfuse\__init__.py", line 64, in timeout
    raise e
bombfuse.TimeoutError: The function 'func' timed out
>>>

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