[Idle-dev] Python 2.3 IDLE is randomly freezing.

Martin D Cameron sunet2000 at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 23 11:12:01 EDT 2004

Hi, is this the correct place to post things like this?

I'm having a problem with the stock python2.3 install
in debian sid. I've submitted a bug report there, but I'm
having trouble reliably reproducing it.

What happens is that after 10 minutes or so of typing
in the idle editor window the application freezes and
stops repainting. There is no traceback output on the

How do I go about debugging this? I tried to instantiate
an EditorWindow in the debugger but it appears to require
quite a bit of environment. Any help would be greatly


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