crow <>:

> I'm writing some scripts with python, and I found sometimes, when I
> try to use time.sleep(1) to sleep 1 sec, it would actually sleep for 9
> secs or even longer.
> [...]
> So, my question: under what kind of condition, time.sleep would
> suspend longer time than expected?

That could happen if your computer were extremely busy. Otherwise, I'd
say you are mistaken in your analysis, or you are running a broken
virtual machine.


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