[wingide-users] Re: Python Shell not working in personal edition

Edward Diener eldiener at tropicsoft.com
Sun Oct 8 06:02:55 MDT 2006


Wingware Support wrote:
> On Sat, 7 Oct 2006, Edward Diener wrote:
>> I had downloaded the professional edition to trial and liked it enough to buy
>> the personal edition. In the trialled professional edition the Python Shell
>> worked flawlessly. In my personal ediiton the only thing I see in the Python
>> Shell tab is a blank area with the message above of "Cannot execute: waiting
>> for shell to restart". I have Python 2.3, 2.4, and 2.5 already installed on my
>> system so it seems odd that the Wing IDE can not find any of them.
> 
> Wing probably found Python 2.5 and is trying to use that but 
> failing because the debugger support for Python 2.5 that was 
> shipped with Wing 2.1.2 was based on 2.5rc1 and the byte code 
> version number in Python was incremented after that, which broke 
> our shipped debugger support.
> 
> To fix this, Check for Updates from the Help menu and install at 
> least the Python 2.5 debugger patch, then restart Wing.
> 
> Sorry for any confusion.

Thanks. It is working now.



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