[Python-Dev] Tkinter script crashes Python 3.1

Gregor Lingl gregor.lingl at aon.at
Fri Oct 16 23:14:05 CEST 2009

I've written a small Tkinter-Script, that crashes Python 3.1 (but not 
Python 2.6) without any specific rrror message. When started from within 
IDLE, the failing of the script also closes IDLE. (This is the case 
under Windows, Mac OS X and Linux (teted with Ubuntu 9.04))

Bug-Tracker Issue 6717
The script is attached to this issue

I think, errors like this should definitely not occur. Instead a message 
like "recusion depth exceeded" should be displayed (and IDLE should 
remain functional, if used)

Since I do not have the means availble to track down this bug, I'd like 
to draw your attention to it and to ask if someone else has the means 
and time to do so.

I'd also suggest to increase the priority of this bug in the bugtracker.


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