[Python-Dev] compile.c: problem with duplicate argument bugfix

Peter Schneider-Kamp peter@schneider-kamp.de
Mon, 10 Jul 2000 02:14:05 +0000

Thomas Wouters wrote:
> Hm, strange. It works fine here. Do you get the segfault every time ?

What system? Which version (I guess this day's CVS)? I get the segfault
every time the error should be thrown.

> Anyway, a possible problem is that PyString_InternFromString might return
> NULL, and you later PyDict_GetItem() with it (not sure if that's a problem),
> and you pass it to com_newlocal_o (not sure if that's a problem either), and
> then you Py_DECREF it. And if you pass NULL to that macro you do have a
> problem :) You should use Py_XDECREF() if you aren't sure wether the object
> is NULL or not.

No, that does not seem to be the problem. The segfault happens in
PyErr_NormalizeException where PyClass_Check(type) accesses

I'm giving up for today.

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