[ros-users] handling multiple topics in Python

Brian Mayton bmayton at gmail.com
Thu Apr 15 19:37:56 UTC 2010

On Apr 15, 2010, at 10:59 AM, Blaise Gassend wrote:

> Also, if you are using threads, SIGINT will only kill one of them even
> without rospy. You have to make sure that each thread exits after a
> KeyboardInterrupt (or after rospy.is_shutdown() goes true in the case of
> rospy).

You can also call .isDaemon(True) on the threads when you create them.  Threads that are marked as "daemon" threads will automatically exit when there are no non-daemon threads remaining (e.g. the main thread has exited after a SIGINT.)

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