[New-bugs-announce] [issue3856] IDLE fails on startup on Mac 10.5 for 2.6b3 and 3.0b3

Mitchell Model report at bugs.python.org
Sat Sep 13 06:15:19 CEST 2008

New submission from Mitchell Model <mlm at acm.org>:

IDLE fails to start on my MacBook [OS 10.5, v2.6b3 and v3.0b3, built
from source].  At the call to delete in the backtrace below index1 is 1
and index2 is 'end'.

python2.6 lib/python2.6/idlelib/idle.py
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "lib/python2.6/idlelib/idle.py", line 21, in <module>
  File "/usrlocal/lib/python2.6/idlelib/PyShell.py", line 1396, in main
    shell = flist.open_shell()
  File "/usrlocal/lib/python2.6/idlelib/PyShell.py", line 275, in open_shell
    self.pyshell = PyShell(self)
  File "/usrlocal/lib/python2.6/idlelib/PyShell.py", line 816, in __init__
    OutputWindow.__init__(self, flist, None, None)
  File "/usrlocal/lib/python2.6/idlelib/OutputWindow.py", line 16, in
    EditorWindow.__init__(self, *args)
  File "/usrlocal/lib/python2.6/idlelib/EditorWindow.py", line 234, in
  File "/usrlocal/lib/python2.6/idlelib/EditorWindow.py", line 763, in
    menu.delete(1, END)  # clear, and rebuild:
  File "/usrlocal/lib/python2.6/lib-tk/Tkinter.py", line 2665, in delete
    for i in range(self.index(index1), self.index(index2)+1):
TypeError: unsupported operand type(s) for +: 'NoneType' and 'int'

components: IDLE
messages: 73166
nosy: MLModel
severity: normal
status: open
title: IDLE fails on startup on Mac 10.5 for 2.6b3 and 3.0b3
type: crash
versions: Python 2.6, Python 3.0

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