[Python-Dev] Mysterious Python pyc file corruption problems

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Thu May 16 20:04:57 CEST 2013

On May 16, 2013, at 09:44 AM, Ethan Furman wrote:

>Is it happening on the same machines?  If so, perhaps a daemon to monitor
>those files and then scream and shout when one changes.  Might help track
>down what's going on at the time.  (Yeah, that does sound like saying
>'inotify' but with more words...)

No, it's all different kinds of machines, at different times, on different
files.  So far, there's no rhyme or reason to the corruptions that I can
tell.  We're trying to instrument things to collect more data when these
failures do occur.


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