[Python-Dev] Python initialization and embedded Python

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed Nov 22 06:19:52 EST 2017

On Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:12:32 +0100
Victor Stinner <victor.stinner at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2017-11-22 12:04 GMT+01:00 Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net>:
> > IMHO this really needs a simple solution documented somewhere.  Also,
> > hopefully when you do the wrong thing, you get a clear error message to
> > know how to fix your code?  
> Right now, calling PyMem_RawMalloc() before calling
> _PyRuntime_Initialize() calls the function at address NULL, so you get
> a segmentation fault.

Can we get something more readable? For example:

FATAL ERROR: PyMem_RawMalloc(): malloc function is NULL, did you call



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