[pygtk] Re: unknown freeze bug

Dave Aitel dave at immunityinc.com
Tue Jun 19 21:23:06 WST 2007

For what it's worth, I have similar, very strange race-condition-like
behavior with pop-up dialogs that results in application freezing as
well. I can't quite track down what the problem is either. :<


Seltzer wrote:
> Update: its only the treeviews that are becoming non responsive,
> along with the menu items.  Everything elses refresh rate just
> slows down, and becomes jumpy, but still works.
> I understand this is rather vague, and probably hard to diagnose
> from afar. But what tools would you use to debug a problem like
> this?  Whats out there? Where would you look?
> thanks again, felix.
> On 6/18/07, *Seltzer* <squabbit7 at gmail.com
> <mailto:squabbit7 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> hi all, iv been getting a weird bug lately from a threaded pygtk
> program, and im not sure where to start. The gui has a pop up
> window that the user can open. This pop up than needs to inactivate
> the main window, stopping user interaction, until the user closes
> the pup up. I also have real time updating of the background
> window, and of the pop up, from the network. The application is
> fine, although it will freeze after the pop up has been around for
> a bit. you can still interact with elements if you know where they
> are, but they don't refresh or something.
> whats the proper way of implementing this behavior? I've tried
> setting the modal value, can i still update the background windows?
> thanks for your help, felix.
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