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Re: Typing in a widget_text crashes my C program!

Jason Weiss writes:

> Been using IDL (currently 5.4) for a while now, but I've come across a
> unexpected problem that has left me frustrated.   We are using some
> C-code to drive some electronics through a PCI card on our Sun Ultra
> 10.  During readout of our electronics, I noticed it would
> intermittently crash.  After weeks of mysterious crashes, I discovered
> the program crashes when I type into a widget_text box!
> Any ideas why?  What happens, on a system level, when a user types into
> a widget_text?  What would cause this (or any) kind of interaction
> between IDL and C?

Poorly written or misunderstood event handling?
Just guessing. :-)



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