[fxruby-users] GP on Windows XP with threading

stevetuckner stevetuckner at usfamily.net
Wed May 18 17:42:37 EDT 2005

Sorry to respond to my old post, but I have also now reproduced the 
problem on Linux.

Steve Tuckner wrote:

> Hello all,
> I have written a relatively small app that is a kind of IRB written in 
> Fox. You enter an expression into an edit box on one tab and then the 
> app switches to another tab to display the results. It also connects 
> using DRb server which contains an object that is part of the IRB's 
> binding (I don't use the IRB class in Ruby by the way). If my 
> expressions don't cause a DRb transaction to occur, then the 
> application doesn't crash. But if it does then I can crash the app 
> (GP) by doing 1-10 expressions involving the remote object.
> I am not really sure how to debug this issue further other than 
> isolating it which I am willing to do, but I am not sure what to isolate.
> Any suggestions to debug this problem would be great. I really like 
> the functionality that I have built into it and don't relish 
> duplicating this functionality using a different toolkit (ie. WxRuby 
> or VRuby). I recently upgraded it to use Fox 1.2 hoping that that 
> would fix it, but it didn't.
> I am going to try the same thing on Linux to see if it occurs there. I 
> am using 1.8.2-14 on Windows (The Prag/Programmers installation).
> Thanks,
> Steve Tuckner
> P.S. If anyone wants the source to try this with, I will be happy to 
> send it to them.
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