[Chimera-users] chimera on OS X 10.5
goddard at cgl.ucsf.edu
Wed Apr 23 14:45:18 PDT 2008
That is interesting. So the Python Popen() routine also generates
the warning on Mac OS 10.5. That has nothing to do with Tcl/Tk and is a
I'd estimate that Tk 8.5 might be in the daily builds in 2-4 weeks.
Greg Couch in our lab is working on it right now -- but there are some
In any case I think that writing the warning is not likely to be
slowing your Chimera extension down. Running "grep" will take much more
time than writing a warning message to a log file.
Mark Moll wrote:
> My apologies. I think I have located the problem elsewhere. The
> following lines are causing all the warning messages:
> self.textArray.append(Popen(["grep", "-i", "^\ " + pdbid,
> self.textArray.append(Popen(["grep", "-i", "^" + pdbid,
> My plugin is based on ViewDock and the lines above are called many, many
> times. I think I can find a workaround for this.
> On Apr 23, 2008, at 4:08 PM, Mark Moll wrote:
>> Hi Tom,
>> Do you have an ETA on when the switch to 8.5 will appear in the daily
>> snapshots? In the current state, users of my extension will think it's
>> On Apr 23, 2008, at 12:38 PM, Tom Goddard wrote:
>>> Hi Mark,
>>> We have looked into the "process has forked" warning messages
>>> produced by Chimera on Mac OS 10.5 and believe it is a bug in Tcl/Tk
>>> as reported here:
>>> This bug report says it is fixed in Tcl/Tk 8.5. Chimera currently
>>> uses Tcl/Tk 8.4 and we are in the process of upgrading to 8.5.
>>> We have not observed that the messages are so numerous that they
>>> cause performance problems.
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