[Python-Dev] Possible C API problem?

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Tue Jun 28 00:58:26 CEST 2005

On Jun 27, 2005, at 6:48 PM, Delaney, Timothy (Tim) wrote:

> Gary Robinson wrote:
>> It's been around 7 years since I've used C, I've forgotten virtually
>> everything I may have known about gdb, I've never worked with the
>> C-python API before... meanwhile there is intense time pressure to  
>> get
>> the next release of our product (http://www.goombah.com) ready. So
>> it's
>> just not practical for me to take that on myself now. I'm hoping to
>> get
>> some help from other pythonistas where someone will say -- "yes, it's
>> getting a bus error for so-and-so reason, and if you do it this other
>> way, you'll be fine..."
> Well, it appears you have a workaround (METH_VARARGS) so I'd suggest
> using that for now, and raise a bug report at SourceForge
> <http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=5470&atid=105470>.

You should also test on Python 2.4.1 and/or Python 2.3.5.  A bug  
report against Python 2.3.0 isn't very useful if it's a bug that's  
already been resolved.


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