subprocess startup error

Emile van Sebille emile at
Fri Feb 26 09:57:09 EST 2016

On 2/26/2016 6:49 AM, Oscar Benjamin wrote:
> On 26 February 2016 at 13:30, Peter Otten <__peter__ at> wrote:
>> Shweta Dinnimani wrote:
>>> i saved my file as since than i'm facing this error
>> Rename that file to something that does not clash with the module names in
>> the standard library, for example, and IDLE should work again.
> It's ridiculous that it's this easy to accidentally crash IDLE and the
> Python shell.

I don't think there's a way to protect against it -- how could you work 
on otherwise?


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