gc assertion failure
mwh at python.net
Wed Oct 29 19:36:05 CET 2003
Todd Miller <jmiller at stsci.edu> writes:
> I recently discovered an assertion failure in the Python garbage
> collection system when scripts using our C extension (numarray)
> exit. The assertion is activated for Pythons configured using
> --with-pydebug. I have a feeling I may be doing something wrong with
> garbage collection support for some of our c types, but I'm not sure
> exactly what.
> Here is the assertion output:
> python: Modules/gcmodule.c:231: visit_decref: Assertion
> `gc->gc.gc_refs != 0' failed.
> Abort (core dumped)
> Here's the traceback from gdb:
> Can anyone give me any insight into what needs fixing?
Oh good grief, it could be anything (I think). Are you using the very
latest version of Python?
Well, yes. I don't think I'd put something like "penchant for anal
play" and "able to wield a buttplug" in a CV unless it was relevant
to the gig being applied for...
-- Matt McLeod, alt.sysadmin.recovery
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