subprocess startup error

Wolfgang Maier wolfgang.maier at
Fri Feb 26 10:08:17 EST 2016

On 26.02.2016 15:57, Emile van Sebille wrote:
> 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?

Emitting a warning message in such situations is being discussed in though it is not a very lively discussion.

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