Get the value encapsulated by the future.
If the encapsulated value is an exception, it is raised instead of returned.
None, as default, the method will block until it gets a reply, potentially forever. If
timeoutis an integer or float, the method will wait for a reply for
timeoutseconds, and then raise
The encapsulated value can be retrieved multiple times. The future will only block the first time the value is accessed.
Parameters: timeout (float or
None) – seconds to wait before timeout
pykka.Timeoutif timeout is reached
Raise: encapsulated value if it is an exception Returns: encapsulated value if it is not an exception
Set the encapsulated value.
Parameters: value (any picklable object or
None) – the encapsulated value or nothing
Raise: an exception if set is called multiple times
Set an exception as the encapsulated value.
In other words, if you’re calling
set_exception(), without any arguments, from an except block, the exception you’re currently handling will automatically be set on the future.
Parameters: exc_info (three-tuple of (exc_class, exc_instance, traceback)) – the encapsulated exception