Non blocking system call in SCAPY/Pyhton

In scapy, the recv() is not timing out or not responding when I enter Ctrl-C.
The documentation tells that it supports timeout_ms ( in millisec) parameter to  winpcap/libpacp. But I am not seeing its effect and it is not timing out when there are no packets arrival.

My environment is WindowsXP/Python/Scapy. I am sending L2 broadcast packets and receiving the responses, but I want  to come out once I receive all my responses or timeout.
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defc0n1Connect With a Mentor Commented:
It is hard to give you an accurate answer without a look at your code but I would recommend to open a separate thread for all potential blocking calls.

See the Python documentation about threads here:
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