[wingide-users] Wing Freezing with two instances open

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Wed Mar 31 09:43:56 MDT 2010

On 31/03/2010 16:37, Michael Foord wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have a new and weird problem. This started after I installed Mac OS 
> X 10.6.3, which may or may not be a coincidence. Updating to XQuartz 
> 2.5.0 hasn't fixed the problem.
> If I run a second instance of Wing (started from the command line) 
> then Wing freezes (both instances). The cursor is blinking (so it 
> doesn't look frozen visually) but the windows don't respond to input. 
> Switching which instance is active through the X11 interface makes no 
> difference. Killing the second instance then causes the other one to 
> become responsive again.

Hmmm... the freeze only happens when I switch focus back to the *first* 
instance. i.e. creating the second instance works fine, but *both* 
freeze once I switch back to the first one.

Whenever I start wing from the command line the following is output (has 
been for a while - no recent change):

     (wing.py:5186): Gdk-WARNING **: locale not supported by Xlib

     (wing.py:5186): Gdk-WARNING **: cannot set locale modifiers

The command I use to start wing from the command line is:

     /Second/Applications/WingIDE.app/Contents/MacOS/wing --new 

All the best,


> Any clues?
> Thanks
> Michael


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