[Python-Dev] Playing with descr-branch

Guido van Rossum guido@digicool.com
Thu, 05 Jul 2001 11:40:57 -0400

> I have seen several variants of this and once tried it with the debug
> build in MSVC6. IIRC the code was calling ->tp_alloc(...) somewhere
> which was NULL.
> I will try again this night and report back.
> gdb? You use gdb under Windows?
> And what is -lefence?

Sorry, I missed the subtle clue that you were reporting a Windows
bug... :-(

I can indeed reproduce this on Windows, and I'll look into it now (if
Tim doesn't beat me to it).

Under Linux, it *is* stable enough! :-)

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)