wx.Yield() during socket timeout

Frank Millman frank at chagford.com
Thu Jun 22 08:01:52 CEST 2006


Kiran wrote:
> Hello All,
>   I am creating a socket connection in order to read and write to a
> location.  My problem is,the gui becomes unresponsive if the socket
> times out.
>   I know that a good solution is to have the socket read and write with
> a thread.  However, I have tried this and have a problem where ONLY on
> linux does the program crash, it DOES NOT crash on windows xp.  I have
> been trying to figure out why for about a week and have just given up.

You must have a bug in your threading code. I am doing something
similar to what you describe, and it works perfectly, on Windows and on
Linux.

Threading *is* the correct approach for what you are attempting. Don't
give up. Try to isolate where the crash happens, and post the relevant
section of code here. If I can't spot the error, there is a good chance
someone else will.

Frank Millman




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