Purify & Python - problems

Jeff Senn senn at maya.com
Wed Mar 29 19:50:45 CEST 2000


Randall Hopper <aa8vb at yahoo.com> writes:
>    > python
>    Segmentation fault (core dumped)
> 
> It fails right away, core dumping while doing a legitimate sprintf.
> Anyone hit this before?
...
> ABR: Array bounds read:
...
>   * Reading 4 bytes from 0x51e1898 between the a.out's text section and the data

Since it is a *read* that is failing it probably has nothing to do
with the sprintf -- you've probably managed to have DATE or TIME
#defined to something other than a (pointer to a) null-terminated
readable string when you compiled modules/getbuildinfo.c....

-Jas





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