[New-bugs-announce] [issue1676] Fork/exec issues with Tk 8.5/Python 2.5.1 on OS X

Kevin Walzer report at bugs.python.org
Fri Dec 21 02:25:28 CET 2007


New submission from Kevin Walzer:

I've just updated to Tk 8.5 on OS X (Leopard, 10.5.1) and have rebuilt 
Python to link to the new version of Tk. I'm seeing tons of weird error 
messages in my logs when I run IDLE:

12/20/07 8:18:46 PM [0x0-0xa50a5].org.python.IDLE[1300] Break on 
__THE_PROCESS_HAS_FORKED_AND_YOU_CANNOT_USE_THIS_COREFOUNDATION_FUNCTION
ALITY___YOU_MUST_EXEC__() to debug. 
12/20/07 8:18:46 PM [0x0-0xa50a5].org.python.IDLE[1300] The process has 
forked and you cannot use this CoreFoundation functionality safely. You 
MUST exec(). 

I'm not sure if this is a showstopper bug or not, but I'm a bit 
concerned about all these error messages. Can someone investigate?

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components: Tkinter
messages: 58931
nosy: wordtech
severity: normal
status: open
title: Fork/exec issues with Tk 8.5/Python 2.5.1 on OS X
type: behavior
versions: Python 2.5

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