[Image-SIG] Re: [PSA MEMBERS] Python 1.5.2 core dumps on Linux

Fredrik Lundh fredrik@pythonware.com
Wed, 9 Dec 1998 22:41:47 +0100

Greg Stein wrote:
>> (gdb) print op->ob_type
>> $1 = (PyTypeObject *) 0x6e697274
>> (gdb) print op->ob_type->tp_print
>> Cannot access memory at address 0x6e697290.
>> (gdb)
>Something stomped on memory.
>The obtype pointer corresponds to the characters 'nirt'.

or "trin", if stored in little endian order (*).  Which is pretty
interesting, given that Charles was calling the "froms-trin-g"

Hmm /F

*) I have to admit that Greg's slightly smarter than me anyway --
when I first saw Charles' mail, I noticed that the tp_print pointer
corresponded to "nir\220".  Sigh...