[IPython-user] IPython error when trying to run PyQt4 Application example?

Brian Granger ellisonbg@gmail....
Wed Feb 24 14:36:34 CST 2010

> Then when I exit IPython (without closing the Application) I see:
> Closing Threads... Done
> and Python 2.6 crashes.
> Is this the normal behavior?

Unfortunately yes.  The GUI support in version 0.10 and before uses
threads, but the code
is not even close to being thread safe.  It is thus very unstable.
IPython trunk has fixed
all of this and it much more stable.  This new implementation of GUI
support with be in
the upcoming 0.11 release.



Brian E. Granger, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physics
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo

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