Catching stderr output from graphical apps
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Wed Aug 10 14:45:12 CEST 2005
Peter Hansen wrote:
> Bryan Olson wrote:
>> Here's a module to show stderr output from console-less Python
>> apps, and stay out of the way otherwise. I plan to make a ASPN
>> recipe of it, but I thought I'd run it by this group first.
> For what it's worth, I believe you've basically duplicated the
> functionality available in wxPython in the standard App object.
I'm not a wxPython user, but what I've heard is that it tries to
write stderr to a regular window within the process. Crashing
apps vanish from the screen, taking their error windows with
them. Most any GUI toolkit has to return to its event-loop
before it will update the screen, preventing it from showing
messages of fatal errors.
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