[Tkinter-discuss] Crash when changing fonts

Russell E. Owen rowen at uw.edu
Wed Oct 30 19:17:00 CET 2013

In article <rowen-75A55C.12420224102013 at news.gmane.org>,
 "Russell E. Owen" <rowen at uw.edu> wrote:

> (approximate copy of message posted to tcl-mac)
> I distribute a Mac application based on Tkinter that crashes when a user 
> updates certain preferences that use the option database, including font 
> size and some colors. It works OK with Tcl/Tk 8.5.11, but crashes using 
> 8.5.12,, 8.5.13 and 8.1.14.
> I was finally able to come up with a simple test case in tcl (appended). 
> I opened a ticket at the Tk bug reporter, but I figured I'd also post 
> here, just to spread the word.

(...see previous posting for code).

I just wanted to say that ActiveState Tcl/Tk 8.5.15 still has this bug. 
(Does anyone know if 8.5.15 contains the fix for Mavericks?).

-- Russell

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