Python + threads + wxWindows = segfault, help!

Aahz Maruch aahz at
Fri Jun 1 12:17:55 EDT 2001

In article <m2y9rcq5b7.fsf at>,
Greg Copeland  <gtcopeland at> wrote:
>I'm working on a project that has a multithreaded wxPython
>application.  I working on an SMP box.  Can anyone tell me
>what might be causing this to happen?
>Fatal Python error: ceval: orphan tstate

If you're using Python 1.5.2, upgrade to Python 2.x; there's a thread
bug in 1.5.2 with SMP combined with creating/destroying large numbers of
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