[IPython-dev] Re: [SciPy-dev] Generic gui_thread + IPython: solution already exists!
prabhu_r at users.sf.net
Mon Nov 15 15:10:13 EST 2004
>>>>> "JH" == John Hunter <jdhunter at ace.bsd.uchicago.edu> writes:
>>>>> "Prabhu" == Prabhu Ramachandran <prabhu_r at users.sf.net> writes:
Prabhu> OK, so I assume that you do have a wx._core.PyApp_MainLoop
Prabhu> attribute, right?
JH> I don't have _tkinter.so. What does that mean? Perhaps my tk
JH> is compiled statically?
ldd on the Python executable and try.
JH> This may be my problem - I don't seem to have pthread compiled
JH> peds-pc311:~> ldd /usr/lib/libtcl8.4.so
JH> libdl.so.2 => /lib/libdl.so.2 (0xb7543000) libm.so.6
JH> => /lib/tls/libm.so.6 (0xb7521000) libc.so.6 =>
JH> /lib/tls/libc.so.6 (0xb73e9000) /lib/ld-linux.so.2 =>
JH> /lib/ld-linux.so.2 (0x80000000)
Yes, that is a possibility. Actually, since the error is random it
might be a little subtler. update_tk() is run outside of runcode. So
this might be breaking thread safety somehow. I've attached a
modified Shell.py that tries to do the right thing by calling
update_tk from inside runcode. Please let me know if it gets any
better and if there are no freezes anymore. This *might* just do the
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