[wingide-users] supprocess.popen hangs on Ubuntu Hardy

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Fri Apr 17 16:00:37 MDT 2009

Karl wrote:
> If you run the attached trivialthread2.py script on your desktop in a
> terminal it exits normally, with no processes left behind.
> Now, instead run it inside WingIDE 3.1 (on Hardy). It appears to
> complete, but look at what ps x tells you, even after exiting WingIDE.

What version of Wing and python are you using?  I think this script
relies on the threading module to delay exit until all threads have
completed.  You may be better off doing an explicit join on all threads
to ensure an orderly shutdown.



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