[Python-Dev] Release candidate followed by feature freeze?

Fredrik Lundh fredrik@pythonware.com
Thu, 5 Oct 2000 09:50:37 +0200

neil wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 02, 2000 at 09:36:03PM -0500, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > Hooft's problem makes heavy use of Tkinter and Pmw, it seems.  Maybe
> > that's a clue?
> Rob was kind enough to send me some code to trigger the bug.  The
> winner is ... tupleobject.c!  When MAXSAVESIZE is zero Rob's
> program seems to work fine.  I think Pmw uses lots of tuples.

The new version of Tkinter contains a _flatten function written in C,
which uses PyTuple_Resize extensively.

To check if Rob's program works better without it, you can comment
out the "_flatten = _tkinter._flatten" line in Tkinter.py (it's line 70 or
so, iirc).