[Gtk-sharp-list] Simple Gtk window crash when Entry's text refreshed via a timer
peter at peterjohanson.com
Thu Oct 7 11:57:42 EDT 2010
The System.Timers.Timer class fires it's events from a thread other than
the "GUI thread", which causes issues with GTK+. You should use
GLib.Timeout.Add for this purpose.
See http://mono-project.com/Responsive_Applications for further
On Thu, Oct 07, 2010 at 08:43:55AM -0700, andrea wrote:
> I've build a really simple application using MonoDevelop 2.4 in OpenSuse
> (using VMWare image downloaded from mono website).
> My window contains a fixed container with an Entry widget named "Entry1".
> Finally I modified autogenerated C# code in MainWindows.cs adding the
> "bolded" code:
> using System;
> using Gtk;
> using System.Timers;
> public partial class MainWindow : Gtk.Window
> Timer x=new Timer();
> public MainWindow () : base(Gtk.WindowType.Toplevel)
> Build ();
> private void tmrElapsed (object sender, ElapsedEventArgs e)
> protected void OnDeleteEvent (object sender, DeleteEventArgs a)
> Application.Quit ();
> a.RetVal = true;
> Finally I run it and I can see the window with the entry containing the
> current date and time, but after 1 or 2 seconds the application crash
> showing the trace attached ....
> What's wrong?
> Thanks in advance. http://mono.1490590.n4.nabble.com/file/n2967045/tmp.txt
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