Having problems crashing IDLE

Quintessence quintessenceanx at gmail.com
Sat Mar 2 04:03:41 CET 2013


Thank you for the advice! I checked the setting you specified and "Open Shell Window" at startup was already selected. Is there another bug this could be related to?

Thank you!

On Friday, March 1, 2013 3:00:40 AM UTC-5, Peter Otten wrote:
> Quintessence wrote:
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> > I've been learning Python over the past week or so and I keep running into
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> > an issue where opening saved files will crash IDLE (not consistently,
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> > sometimes the same files with no changes will open and sometimes not). I
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> > was originally running Python 3.2.3, but I removed it and upgraded to
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> > 3.3.0 hoping to resolve the issue (but to no avail). While
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> > troubleshooting, someone suggested I try opening IDLE via command prompt.
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> > When I do that IDLE never crashes, but It does show this error
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> > (screenshot): http://i.imgur.com/1JqiRsY.png (3.2.3)
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> > http://i.imgur.com/5KxE88K.png (3.3.0)
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> Your posts are easier to deal with if you provide tracebacks as text. 
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> Here's what I get:
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> Exception in Tkinter callback
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> Traceback (most recent call last):
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>   File "/usr/local/lib/python3.3/tkinter/__init__.py", line 1442, in 
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> __call__
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>     return self.func(*args)
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>   File "/usr/local/lib/python3.3/idlelib/MultiCall.py", line 174, in handler
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>     doafterhandler.pop()()
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>   File "/usr/local/lib/python3.3/idlelib/MultiCall.py", line 221, in 
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> <lambda>
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>     doit = lambda: self.bindedfuncs[triplet[2]][triplet[0]].remove(func)
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> ValueError: list.remove(x): x not in list
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> > Some additional info:
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> > - When IDLE crashes it does not display an error, every open window simply
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> > closes. - IDLE has never crashed after opening a file when I open it via
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> > command prompt, even if it was previously consistently displaying that
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> > behavior. - I am running Windows 7 x64 with all updates.
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> > 
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> > Has anyone ever encountered this? What does the error mean?
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> This looks like the following bug:
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> http://bugs.python.org/issue8900
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> You might be able to work around it by selecting the
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> "At Startup Open Shell Window" option under
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> Options-->Configure IDLE-->General-->Startup Preferences



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