Just tested Tcl/Tk 8.3.0 with Python: Some problems remain.

Robin Becker robin at jessikat.demon.co.uk
Fri Feb 25 18:52:25 CET 2000


In article <m12OFK5-000CnCC at artcom0.artcom-gmbh.de>, Peter Funk
<pf at artcom-gmbh.de> writes
>Hi!
>
>Robin Becker wrote:
>[...about my testing of Tcl/Tk 8.3.0 together with Python on Linux...]
>> >(gdb) bt
>> >#0  0x401812bf in FreeResources () from /usr/local/lib/libtk8.3.so
>> >#1  0x401810d4 in Tk_FreeConfigOptions () from /usr/local/lib/libtk8.3.so
>> >#2  0x401b546b in DestroyListbox () from /usr/local/lib/libtk8.3.so
>[...]
>> I'm using pmw 0.8.1 with tcl/tk8.3 on win32 and don't seem to get this
>> with any of the combobox demos. Which combobox demo and what exactly
>> caused the problem
>
>I've just rerun the 'ComboBox_test.py' in the Pmw_0_8_1/tests directory
>and the problem stays the same.  The program segfaults during a test
>with a pulled down listbox containing some longer strings.  Sorry,
>that this is not very specific.  But at the moment I've no time to
>investigate this further.  Your experience shows that this seems to be 
>a problem related to the memory management under Unix/X11 only.
>
>May be that I get some time next week and than I could try this on
>one of our Solaris or IRIX boxes with Purify.
>
>This morning I've seen, that the Box with Metrowerks Code warrior 5.0 for
>the Mac just arrived on my desk.  This is required to build Tcl/Tk/Python
>from Source under MacOS.  One of my employess will try this during the
>next week.  I will report about our experience later.
>
>Regards, Peter
>


OK I take it back running the test scripts gives me an error with
combobox_test.py under win32 as well. I was running the demo scripts
using all.py in the demo dir.
-- 
Robin Becker



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