Re: TreeView crashes X server?
- From: "Arjan J. Molenaar" <arjanmolenaar hetnet nl>
- To: Matthias Clasen <matthiasc poet de>
- Cc: gtk-devel-list <gtk-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: TreeView crashes X server?
- Date: 17 Dec 2001 16:22:30 +0100
On Fri, 2001-12-14 at 11:33, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "James Henstridge" <james daa com au>
> > Arjan J. Molenaar wrote:
> > >Hi,
> > >
> > >I'm having some problems with the TreeView stuff of GTK+ 2.0. It seems
> > >like this widget somehow causes an X server crash. If for some reason
> > >the X server itself doesn't crash I get a message that I should use the
> > >--sync option to produce reliable coredumps. However, if I turn on this
> > >option, the program works (mostly) fine.
> > >
> > >Well, I encountered the problem when I was writing a small program in
> > >Python (and used the PyGTK bindings). This (Python) might be the
> > >problem, but according to some checks I did, the problem seems to be
> > >somewhat more sophisticated.
> > >
> > If you are using the (horrendously) leaky GenericTreeModel python class
> > as a base, it could be that you are simply running out of memory.
> > Generally, a client can't crash the X server (if it can, then it is a
> > bug in the X server). However, if the system runs out of memory, you
> > may run into problems.
> > If it isn't a memory issue ignore the above, and maybe someone else can
> > help you :)
> If you are looking more closely, Arjan is not really talking about a server
> (which would indeed be hard to get), he simply gets an X error in the
> as a result of some bad request being sent by GTK.
If I'm lucky that is... Most of the time I have to log in again...
I don't know if poeple are using the new tree stuff right now (using the
C interface)... If it works fine for those people it's probably a python
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