[wingide-users] Python consumes 100% CPU (Linux) problem

onedsc at sonic.net onedsc at sonic.net
Fri Aug 6 14:38:54 EDT 2004

I will try clearing the cache now and see if it gets better.
I am sitting behind a corp socks proxy.  Is there a way to configure
WingIDE to use a socks proxy for error reporting?


> On Fri, 6 Aug 2004 onedsc at sonic.net wrote:
>> I am using the latest beta with all the patches on a Redhat 7.3 distro
>> with Python 2.3.4 installed.  I am using the "--private-gtk" flag when
>> starting WingIDE.  But lately I have been doing normal editing functions
>> (typing, arrowing down, etc) and the CPU jumps to 100%.  When executing
>> top I see that "python" is consuming the CPU.  The IDE is essentially
>> locked at this point and my only recourse is to kill the python process
>> and loose all my recent changes. :(
>> Is this "project file" related as it seems to happen more frequently
>> lately?
>> The files in question are about 2000 lines or so.
> Next time it happens, could you submit a bug report from the Help menu and
> check the 'include error log' checkbox?  This might include some clues as
> to what's going on.
> After you do that, try removing the 'cache' directory inside your
> ~/.wingide2 directory, and restart Wing, to rule out any odd analysis
> state.  It is most likely the analysis engine going into a loop, so could
> also be caused by the particular content of your files.  Most likely
> something that changed recently before you started seeing the problem.
> The next beta, due out in a day or two, goes further to fix this by
> limiting time allocated to recursive analysis.  However, we're still
> interested in finding and fixing analysis recursion bugs so if you
> have any hunches what code is causing it, please let us know.
> Thanks for the report.
> Stephan Deibel
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> Wingware
> Wing IDE for Python
> Advancing Software Development
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