dl + getenv (without arguments) = segfault (python2.p2, python2.3)
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Thu Aug 7 03:54:15 CEST 2003
Xavier> Do note that my previous e-mail was not implying my possible
Xavier> ignorance to the 'dl' module's functionality, but instead
Xavier> inquiring wether there is or may be a solution in the future for
Xavier> Python to handle such an erronous outcome. And plus, segfaults
Xavier> are ugly and make me cry.
I understand. Given the nature of the problem here, I suspect the segfault
occurred in getenv() (I can't check to be sure, as I don't have the dl
module). It's kind of hard for Python to gracefully recover when it doesn't
control the program counter.
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