Python + threads + wxWindows = segfault, help!
dsh8290 at rit.edu
Fri Jun 1 11:17:19 EDT 2001
On Thu, May 31, 2001 at 09:53:16PM -0500, Greg Copeland 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
I don't know, but wxWindows might not be thread-safe. I don't yet
know of a GUI toolkit that is. (GTK+, Swing, and Tkinter aren't) My
suggestion is to create a thread that is dedicated to interfacing with
the GUI. All other threads should then send callable objects to that
thread and request that they are executed a la
javax.swing.SwingUtilities.invokeLater() in Swing.
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