thanks for the very quick response & fix. We were surprised, too, that we hadn't found more about this problem. We were put on the right track by this related report: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=395867 - Thanks also for the link to the other report. I'll see if I can come up with a nice example and submit it there.
> On 06/30/2011 01:10 PM, Michael Droettboom wrote:
> > I'm surprised this bug (which really lies in Tkinter) isn't more widely
> > known -- searching the Python bug tracker revealed nothing. It would be
> > great to follow-up there (with a standalone Tkinter-crashing example) if
> > you're so inclined.
> I did find this bug, which seems to be related.