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It lets call any function with a timeout

Project description

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Timekiller

It lets call any function with a timeout!

Note: It works in main thread and processes (not work in threads)

Install

pip install timekiller

Link pypi: https://pypi.python.org/pypi/timekiller

Example

Call function

import timekiller
import time


def long_function(foo, bar):
    while True:
        time.sleep(10)
        print(foo, bar)

# call(func, max_time, *args, **kwargs)
timekiller.call(long_function, 5, "woo", bar="Uhmm")


@timekiller.timeout(5)
def long_function_with_decorator(foo, bar)
    while True:
        time.sleep(10)
        print(foo, bar)

long_function_with_decorator("woo", "Uhmm")

Capture exception

import timekiller
import time


@timeout(1)
def long_function():
    try:
        time.sleep(10)
    except timekiller.TimeoutException:
        print("capture exception")

long_function()

CHANGELOG

0.0.1 (2016-06-14)

  • Initial version

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