[Idle-dev] Python Core Dump

Kurt B. Kaiser kbk at shore.net
Sat Nov 19 02:18:35 CET 2005


Fuzzyman <fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk> writes:

> I report this, because I did hear that any situation where Pure python
> code returned a core dump was deemed a 'bug'.
>
> I'm running Python 2.4.2 under windoze.
>
> If you go to idle and select "open module" from the file menu - and
> choose "operator", then Python crashes. Obviously attempting to open
> a C module like this isn't sensible - assuming you *knew* it was a C
> module.
>
> Anyway - I hope this report is vaguely interesting or amusing to
> someone out there.
>
> Hmm... I suppose I should report a bug on sourceforge.

If I try this with 2.4.2 on W2K, I get an error dialog which says, "No
source for module operator".  There is no operator.py on my path.

What happens when you try <import operator> using the Python
interactive interpreter?

-- 
KBK


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