IDLE spinning beach ball on OS X 10.3.9 Panther

Tommy Nordgren tommy.nordgren at comhem.se
Sun Jan 4 20:16:57 CET 2009


On Jan 4, 2009, at 7:14 PM, kleefaj wrote:

> Greetings.
>
> I want to run IDLE on my iBook running Mac OS X 10.3.9 (Panther).
>
> Per the instructions on "Python on the Macintosh" [1], I downloaded
> and installed TclTkAqua [2], then downloaded and installed Universal-
> MacPython-2.4.3 [3].
>
> Python launches in Terminal. The version shown is 2.4.3.
>
> When I launch IDLE (Applications/MacPython 2.4), a Console window and
> a *Python Shell* window open, and then I get the spinning beach ball.
> I have to Force Quit.
>
> Did I miss anything? How do I get this to work?
>
> Thanks,
> Jeff
>
> [1] http://www.python.org/download/mac/
> [2] http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/tcltkaqua/TclTkAqua-8.4.10.dmg?download
> [3] http://www.python.org/ftp/python/2.4.3/Universal-MacPython-2.4.3-2006-04-07.dmg
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	That an app beach balls don't mean it's hung or crashed, but only  
that it does something
time consuming on the main thread (the one that handles UI)
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