cannot start IDLE in WinXP

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at
Sun Mar 18 10:47:01 CET 2007

En Sat, 17 Mar 2007 08:09:16 -0300, imx < at> escribió:

> Enviroment: WinXP sp2, python 2.5
> problem: click IDLE using shorcut menu or run phthonw.exe directly,
> nothing happen! But running python.exe from the command line is fine.

pythonw.exe does not open a window so it's almost invisible.
IDLE now uses a socket to connect to the subprocess which runs the python  
code; perhaps your firewall is blocking that connection. Try starting IDLE  
with the -n switch.

Gabriel Genellina

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