[Tutor] Differences in running a multithreaded script under IDLEand otherwise

Alan Gauld alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Thu Aug 25 10:07:13 CEST 2005

>   While running the foll script by double-clicking it (under 
> WinXP), it
> runs as expected. However, when I run it via IDLE, it hangs 
> after a few
> secs (no runtime errors - just hangs). Why does this happen?

My guess is that IDLE is already runnning threads of its own and 
not like it when threads start running more threads... But I 
don't know.,
I've never used IDLE for any threading, I'm a vim and console man 

Alan G. 

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