If it's possible, I would ask the tool developer to provide you with a command
line or XPC version and try accessing these state transitions in a more
Have you stopped your debugger when the freeze happens to see what your main
thread stack frame looks like? It might give you a clue what you can do, if
anything. Use that, Instruments, and the Activity Monitor app if ran on a
Gary L. Wade (Sent from my iPhone)
> On Sep 22, 2016, at 9:09 AM, Dave <d...@looktowindward.com> wrote:
> Ok, will do thanks a lot. The AppleScript is/should be on the Main Thread. I
> am assuming that the App the Script has finished when it returns but maybe
> that is not the case. I will look into that too.
> Thanks a lot for your help.
>> On 22 Sep 2016, at 16:42, Jens Alfke <j...@mooseyard.com> wrote:
>>> On Sep 22, 2016, at 5:20 AM, Dave <d...@looktowindward.com
>>> <mailto:d...@looktowindward.com>> wrote:
>>> So I’m wondering if it is something to do with the AppleScript handling?
>> AFAIK, AppleScripts can only be run on the main thread. But it’s been many
>> OS releases since I worked with them. Even if it’s legal to run them from a
>> background thread now, they might be doing something like dispatching the
>> actual execution to the main thread? (I’m just speculating.)
>> Anyway, if the main thread is unresponsive, then drop into the debugger and
>> look at its stack to see what it’s blocked in. Experiment.
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