[wingide-users] WingIDE doesn't always start on OS X

Wing IDE Support support at wingware.com
Thu Jul 16 14:46:54 MDT 2009


Chloe Lewis wrote:
> Every so often, WingIDE.app simply doesn't start. X11 starts, and this 
> appears in the console log:
> 
> Thu, Jul 16 1:35:02 PM org.x.startx[1363] AllocNewConnection: client 
> index = 5, socket fd = 18
> 
> but Wing itself isn't running. Upgrading (reinstalling) Wing fixed it 
> once, but now it's gone again. Anyone else seen this? What doesn't it 
> like? Upgrading Python, or running ipython, or a change in humidity, or 
> what?

The workaround is to start Wing via WingIDE.app/Contents/MacOS/wing from 
a xterm.  I don't know why the launcher sometimes fails, but it's not 
because of upgrading python or ipython.

Cheers,

John


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