[SciPy-dev] Plan for releasing Scipy 0.3.2
pearu at scipy.org
Wed Oct 6 17:19:26 CDT 2004
On Wed, 6 Oct 2004, Fernando Perez wrote:
> I worry that gui_thread is really not ready for public consumption:
> planck[pylab]> cd /usr/share/doc/wxPythonGTK2-184.108.40.206/demo/
> planck[demo]> ip
> Python 2.3.3 (#1, May 7 2004, 10:31:40)
> Type "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> IPython 0.6.4.rc1 -- An enhanced Interactive Python.
> ? -> Introduction to IPython's features.
> %magic -> Information about IPython's 'magic' % functions.
> help -> Python's own help system.
> object? -> Details about 'object'. ?object also works, ?? prints more.
> In : import gui_thread
> In : gui_thread.start()
> In : import Main
> In : d = Main.wxPythonDemo(None,-1, 'a')
> Segmentation fault
> Prabhu is getting very good results with wxpython 2.5, but it seems that for
> 2.4 there are serious problems still. I've been running several small tests
> which he has suggested, but with no positive results yet.
> Considering that this is on an up-to-date Fedora 2 install, perhaps
> gui_thread should be disabled for WxPython 2.4. Printing a warning and
> telling users that gui_thread only supports 2.5 would be better than
> segfaulting :)
I have no problems with using gui_thread on a Debian system with
wxPythonSrc-220.127.116.11. So, I wouldn't disable gui_thread for myself;)
My environment: Python 2.3.4, LANG is unset, Numeric 23.5.
Could you try to use libwadpy or some other tool to find out which part of
wxPython is segfaulting?
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