[Pythonmac-SIG] memory corruption Python 2.3/Mac OS 10.3?
bob at redivi.com
Thu Aug 26 20:51:50 CEST 2004
On Aug 26, 2004, at 2:03 PM, Rayme Jernigan wrote:
> Hi All. I've been dealing with a nasty bug that looks a lot like
> memory corruption in the version of Python that comes installed on OS
> X 10.3.5.
> In short I have a list of lists that (without my telling it to) is
> filling itself up with copies of a list element instance. The instance
> value actually exists... it is defined elsewhere, and it's later
> assigned to the zeroth element of the list, but it magically gets
> assigned before I tell it to, and fills up the entire list to boot.
> Judicious placement of print statements before and after some
> operations on this list element which do not reference this "list of
> lists" verify that this is what's happening. Arggh.
Please post a minimal example that demonstrates this bug.
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