[Tutor] PyGTK: is there a library for both Linux and Windows

Kent Johnson kent37 at tds.net
Wed Oct 21 17:38:17 CEST 2009

On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 10:43 AM, Chris Fuller
<cfuller084 at thinkingplanet.net> wrote:
> on differences:
> The downloads include binaries, so there have to be distinct files for Linux
> and Windoze.  If you download the same versions, there shouldn't be any
> noticeable differences, with one big exception:  multithreading and PyGTK
> don't mix well on Windows.  Your application might run perfectly (and look
> correct) on Linux, but in Windoze it's a mess.

Wow. You can't make a multithreaded Windows GUI app using PyGTK? That
is a huge limitation - in my experience most large GUI programs do use
threads to allow the GUI to be responsive during long-running tasks.


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