[Python-Dev] Mysterious Python pyc file corruption problems

Gregory P. Smith greg at krypto.org
Thu May 16 22:37:38 CEST 2013

On Thu, May 16, 2013 at 11:04 AM, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:

> 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.

Even on machines with ECC ram and reliable storage, not owned by l33t
gam0rzs weenies who overclock things?

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