[Python-Dev] Bus error in Python 3.6.0beta
solipsis at pitrou.net
Tue Nov 22 12:03:31 EST 2016
On Tue, 22 Nov 2016 12:52:59 +0100
Stefan Scherfke <stefan.scherfke at energymeteo.de> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am trying to build a custom Conda installer for Python 3.6.0b4.
> I could successfully build an run Python. However, when I run
> the generated Conda installer, it dies with a "Bus error".
> It happens when Conda's meta-installer script tries to replace
> the build-prefix (e.g., /home/stefan/conda/asdf) with the prefix
> of the actual installation (e.g., /tmp/py36).
> Therefore, it opens all files in binary mode, reads their contents,
> replaces stuff, and writes the new contents back to the original file.
> This works fine with text files but it dies when it hits the first
> binary file.
> Here is a minimal example that reproduces the error:
> $ /tmp/py36/bin/python
> Python 3.6.0b4 (default, Nov 22 2016, 10:32:29)
> [GCC 6.2.1 20160916 (Red Hat 6.2.1-2)] on linux
> >>> path = '/tmp/py36/lib/libpython3.6m.so.1.0'
> >>> f = open(path, 'wb')
You'll have to investigate yourself. First enable core dumps ("ulimit
-c unlimited"), then run gdb on the resulting core dump.
(or run Python directly under gdb)
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