[Python-Dev] Pathscale compilers open source

Neal Becker ndbecker2 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 20:26:58 CEST 2011

Skip Montanaro wrote:

> One of my colleagues with a background in the high performance computing
> realm sent me this press release:
>     http://www.pathscale.com/ekopath4-open-source-announcement
> I'm not personally familiar with the Pathscale compilers, but thought some
> folks here might be and might want to experiment with them.
> Skip

I just rebuilt all my c++ (boost::python) modules using pathscale, and I notice 
many crash with double-free on exit.  According to valgrind, this comes from the 
pathscale stl:

Just a heads-up.

==1927== Invalid free() / delete / delete[]
==1927==    at 0x4A0556E: free (vg_replace_malloc.c:366)
==1927==    by 0xDA77622: operator delete(void*) (in 
==1927==    by 0xD7BB91A: std::allocator<char>::deallocate(char*, unsigned long) 
(in /home/nbecker/ekopath-4.0.10/lib/4.0.10/x8664/64/libstl.so)
==1927==    by 0xD7BB99B: std::string::_C_unlink(char*) (in 
==1927==    by 0xD7C4309: std::basic_string<char, std::char_traits<char>, 
std::allocator<char> >::~basic_string() (in 
==1927==    by 0x3D64438940: __run_exit_handlers (in /lib64/libc-2.14.so)

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