[Python-bugs-list] Re: Reproducible crash of Mac IDE (PR#172)
Wed, 12 Jan 2000 19:29:54 -0500 (EST)
At 6:28 PM -0500 12-01-2000, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>> Full_Name: Bruce Sherwood
>> Version: 1.5.2c1
>> OS: Mac 8.1
>> Submission from: hejmo.rem.cmu.edu (126.96.36.199)
>> I'm writing tiny programs invoking Tkinter, to learn how to use it. If I
>> script from the Mac IDE and click "Run all" in the script title bar, the
>> runs okay, but when I try to quit running, the entire IDE locks up. I
>> an unpleasant Mac "Force quit" to get out. This is completely reproducible
>> tiny programs containing "from Tkinter import *".
>> I've had to resort to the awkward strategem of saving the script, then
>> the script file onto the Python interpreter. In that case I can quit
>> It means that I'm only using the IDE as a (structured) text editor.
>> I don't have the quit problem in Mac IDE with scripts that don't invoke
I'm sorry to inform you that the Mac Python IDE is not compatible with
Tkinter. At all. Conflicting event loops and all.