fredrik at pythonware.com
Mon Aug 11 18:32:54 CEST 2003
Eric Brunel wrote:
> Same problem, different solution: it made me give up on Windows 98... ;-)
quoting microsoft's lifecycle page:
"Mainstream support for Windows 98/98 SE ended on June 30th 2002,
and no-charge incident support and extended hotfix support ends on
June 30th 2003."
> FYI, and just to make this post a bit more useful, it seems to be a problem in
> Windows 95/98, since no problem ever occured with the same scripts/distros on
> Win2k or WinXP, not to mention Unices...
iirc, the problem is that (some versions of the) Tk DLL locks up during the cleanup
phase (probably due to a race problem), and Win2k/XP is smart enough to kill the
process when that happens.
the sourceforge bug tracker has more details.
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