[MATRIX-SIG] Bug report - seg-fault
Tue, 12 Aug 1997 10:25:13 -0600 (MDT)
On Tue, 12 Aug 1997, Martin Holz wrote:
> Timothy A. Hochberg writes:
> > I think I've found a fix for the problem, although I admit to not fully
> > understanding it. Here's what I've figured out:
> > a) It never happens for sizes < 4 (e.g., zeros((0,3)) * zeros((0,3))
> > always works). This probably varies from machine to machine.
> > b) For larger sizes, it doesn't always fail. I'd be interested in hearing
> > from those of you for whom it didn't crash before as to whether it
> > crashes if you repeat zeros((0,1000)) * zeros((0,1000)) several times.
> You are right. Python does not crash at ones((0,1))*ones((0,4), but
> crashes, if I call zeros((0,1000)) * zeros((0,1000)).
> I use Solaris 2.5 and gcc 126.96.36.199
Same with Digital Unix 4.0A and its cc compiler. The patch fixed it.
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