os.path.abspath causes thread to freeze
nomail at magicfish.net
Sun Dec 29 23:24:39 EST 2002
I'm experiencing a strange problem with ActivePython 2.2.2, Windows
2000 SP3, in a wxPython application. It seems that an executing
thread freezes when it gets to a call to os.path.abspath.
The strange thing is that the code was working perfectly before for a
long time, but now it consistently freezes. The thread does resume
when I quit the main application thread.
My first thought was that it might be the most recent version of
wxPython (although I'm pretty sure it was working when I initially
installed 18.104.22.168 anyway), so I tried the previous two versions of
wxPython, but it didn't make a difference.
It seems someone else was having a very similar problem recently in
this message: http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=bd993a2f.0212162226.356a3d5c%40posting.google.com&oe=UTF-8&output=gplain
It seems to work ok if I don't call abspath, but I'm worried what
other hidden problems may exist with the threading in my program. Is
there some kind of thread locking issue with the os module?
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