[IPython-dev] Re: [IPython-user] A plea for help with a threading bug...

Fernando Perez Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Fri Mar 18 21:10:18 CST 2005


> Subject: Re: [IPython-user] A plea for help with a threading bug...
> From:  Andrew Straw <astraw at caltech.edu>
> Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2005 19:01:37 -0800
> To:  IPython-dev List <ipython-dev at scipy.net>> 
> 
> Well, since you asked, here's a guess:
> 
> Make sure there are no calls happening to the Python C API between 
> Py_BEGIN_ALLOW_THREADS and Py_END_ALLOW_THREADS.  If ipython is pure 
> Python, then this would suggest a problem with some other code written in C.
> 
> HTH,
> Andrew

Well, ipython _is_ 100% pure, pristine python code.  <TAB> calls the 
completion code, which ultimately will peek into the readline module, which 
does have a C component.  But that's part of python itself, not my code.

The question is, how in the world do I file a bug report against python on 
this, when I don't even know who may be causing it?  readline may not be the 
culprit: there are also pygtk and wx calls being made in there...

I hate threads.  I hate threads.  I hate threads.

Thanks, though.

f




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