[Idle-dev] IDLE 2.6.4 crashes constantly

Bruce Sherwood Bruce_Sherwood at ncsu.edu
Wed Apr 7 19:01:41 CEST 2010

I use VIDLE routinely on OSX with no difficulty. VIDLE is a version of 
IDLE for which Guilherme Polo fixed many significant errors. You can 
find a copy at http://vpython.org.

Bruce Sherwood

On 4/7/2010 12:42 PM, Guilherme Polo wrote:
> 2010/3/9 Steffen Møller-Larsen<sml at humgen.au.dk>:
>> Hi, all
>> I have recently downloaded and installed IDLE 2.6.4 via an Activepython distribution. I find that IDLE crashes over and over again causing it to freeze completely. It is a real pain if the work has not been saved. I am running it on a fairly new iMac running OSX 10.6.2. Is this a common problem for this version? Thank you in advance.
>> Respectfully
>> Steffen Møller-Larsen
> Since no one replied to your message I would suggest trying to get the
> actual error message, if there is one. Maybe running IDLE from the
> Terminal app could help on this task. A better description is
> necessary, does it crash very often or it gets frozen ? I suspect
> there aren't many people using IDLE on OSX, so the more information
> you give the greater are the chances of getting some help.
> Regards,

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