Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 83539
pygtk2 compiled without thread support
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:50:41 EDT
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Description of problem:
Trying to use pygtk2 in a multithreaded python program dont work.
Python 2.2.1 (#1, Aug 30 2002, 12:15:30)
[GCC 3.2 20020822 (Red Hat Linux Rawhide 3.2-4)] on linux2
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>>> import gtk
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
RuntimeError: pygtk threading disabled at compile time
The effect of this is that _all_ other threads will freeze when
gtk.mainloop() is run.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start python
2. import threads/threadings and gtk
3. Start a new thread using either the threads or threading modules
4. Start gtk.mainloop()
Actual Results: The initial threads will freeze
Expected Results: All the threads should coexist peacefully
I've been running pygtk2 rebuilt with threads for the past five months and had
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 80908 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.