[Python-Dev] Segmentation fault of Python if build on Solaris 9 or10 with Sun Studio 11

Tim Peters tim.peters at gmail.com
Thu Jun 1 00:19:54 CEST 2006

[MvL, to Andreas Flöter]
> This strictly doesn't belong to python-dev: this is the list where
> you say "I want to help", not so much "I need your help".

LOL!  How true.

> If you want to resolve this yourself, we can guide you through
> that. I would start running the binary in a debugger to find
> out where it crashes. Maybe the bug in Python is easy to see
> from that. But then, maybe the bug is in the compiler, and not
> in Python...

The first or second thing to try is to recompile Python with C
optimization disabled, and especially in this case where compiling
with gcc instead works fine (that certainly _suggests_ "C compiler
optimization bug").

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