Author eryksun
Recipients AR-Kareem, eryksun
Date 2021-03-17.21:45:01
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> Shouldn't the behaviour for _thread.interrupt_main() be always to 
> interrupt the main thread. 

The underlying C API function, PyErr_SetInterrupt(), simulates SIGINT without actually sending the signal to the process via kill() or raise(), but the doc string of interrupt_main() doesn't explain this, or at least it didn't used to. bpo-43356 generalized _thread.interrupt_main() to support simulating any available signal, and hopefully the new doc string [1] clarifies the intent.


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