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[wingide-users] c-t and debugger bug? dave at
Wed, 9 Jul 2003 15:16:57 -0400 (EDT)

Now THAT is support. (John actually VNCed into my machine to debug the
issue, and then worked up a patch in less than a day...pretty amazing.)



> On Tue, 2003-07-08 at 16:14, wrote:
>> 2. I keep getting this weird freezing effect when I'm in the debugger
>> now.
>> I'm using Wing 1.1.8 on Linux. When I start the debugger, it'll load,
>> and
>> then the gui will freeze for a bit, and then I can look at the debugger
>> window for a few seconds, and then it will freeze again, and so on.
>> Really
>> bugs me, since I basically bought wing for the run-time debugger. :<
> It turns out that the freezing was due to Wing unnecessarily trying to
> resolve the IP # of the local machine from it's name.  This is not a
> problem if the resolution is quick, but it slows things down if it's
> not.
> I've put together a patch which greatly improves the responsiveness of
> the debugger, which can be downloaded from
> It's patch #11 on the page.  To install the patch, unpack it in the Wing
> install directory (typically /usr/lib/wingide on Linux or c:\Program
> Files\Wing IDE on Windows).
> John

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