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I keep getting Python quit unexpectedly. I have tried my best and it's been weeks on end. I have the latest update yet it persists. Also, do note the Python 3.7.3 version that I use which is installed through brew.

What do I do now? I have not been able to use the application since it started.

chukwudi.nwachukwu's avatar
asked 2019-06-11 15:26:48 -0500
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Wingware Support
updated 2019-06-13 10:16:54 -0500
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This may be due to a segfault in a process used to scrape an extension module. Could you submit a bug report via Wing's Help menu and include the error log?

Wingware Support's avatar Wingware Support (2019-06-12 05:20:31 -0500) edit

I have submitted the bug report as requested. I will be waiting for a prompt response.

chukwudi.nwachukwu's avatar chukwudi.nwachukwu (2019-06-13 06:56:00 -0500) edit

I have the exact same problem. Python version 3.7.6 installed through brew as well.

jrobijns's avatar jrobijns (2020-07-23 11:01:44 -0500) edit

Just updated Python to 3.8.5 using homebrew. Problem gone.

jrobijns's avatar jrobijns (2020-07-23 15:02:31 -0500) edit

Good to know, thanks. The issue occurs when an extension module crashes as a result of our inspection, where we try to learn about the module's API so we can offer auto-completion/etc. This is done by launching Python and loading the module and inspecting it, and it's that process which you saw crashing. The code that does the inspection is in src/wingutils/ in the Wing installation, which may be useful to know for others that run into this and want to try to track down the bug in the specific extension module. I think in your case the problem was fixed in a later version or perhaps your Python 3.8.5 installation doesn't have the module that caused the crash.

Wingware Support's avatar Wingware Support (2020-07-23 15:27:21 -0500) edit
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It looks like one of the Python sub-processes we run to inspect a Pandas module is crashing. We'll try to fix this to suppress the warning.

You should be able to just ignore it and keep working with Wing.

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Wingware Support
answered 2019-06-13 10:18:37 -0500
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Also, you can turn off the Source Analysis > Advanced > Scrape Extension Modules preference to avoid the crash dialog. However, doing that means Wing won't offer completion and other code intelligence on the contents of C extension modules.

Wingware Support's avatar Wingware Support (2019-06-13 14:24:01 -0500) edit
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