[New-bugs-announce] [issue7074] Turtle module crashes python
Terry J. Reedy
report at bugs.python.org
Wed Oct 7 01:39:30 CEST 2009
New submission from Terry J. Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu>:
Attached file run from IDLE edit window with 3.1, winxp works fine--
turtle moves in response to cursor keys-- if quit soon enough.
But after about 1000 key repeats, pythonw crashes with standard MSVC++
runtime error window, pythonw error window, and IDLE shell window
trackback ending with "RuntimeError: maximum recursion depth exceeded
while calling a Python object". The full traceback in appended to the file.
Disabling the undo buffer did not solve the problem.
Running the file from regular interpreter with
gave essentially same result -- same traceback with slightly different
associated messages, so it is not an IDLE problem.
The demo/test at the bottem of turtle.py works fine -- but it does not
run as long.
I do not see the recursion, but calling the configuration merge with
every movement seems fishy.
components: Library (Lib)
title: Turtle module crashes python
versions: Python 3.1, Python 3.2
Added file: http://bugs.python.org/file15059/turtlecrash.py
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