[wingide-users] Debugging stopped working
support at wingware.com
Tue Mar 27 08:45:58 MDT 2007
Morten Lied Johansen wrote:
> I installed the latest two patches yesterday, and today I can't execute
> or debug my project from inside Wing. At the same time, there is no
> interactive shell.
> In the Python Shell I get "Cannot execute: waiting for shell to
> restart", and nothing happens. If I try the "Restart shell" option,
> nothing happens for a few seconds, and then I get:
> Debugger: Connection Failed::The debug process never connected back to
> Wing IDE: Aborting debug session
> See Trouble-shooting Failure to Debug in the users manual.
> I haven't really used Wing the last couple days, so I can't say for sure
> that this is something introduced with the patches yesterday, but I'm
> fairly sure I haven't changed anything else in my setup, and it worked
> last time I needed it.
> Running on Windows XP with python 2.4.
> Any ideas?
We've seen this more and more frequently caused by inability to write
files to the user settings directory (location varies; given 5th item
in the about box) or from failure to write to the temp directory
(sometimes because it is full, with >65K files). I'm not sure why
this is becoming more common (a Windows update, some common add-on,
If you send in a bug report from the help menu with the error log
included, that may provide us with more info to work with.
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