os.stat() crashes on Win32

Mark Hammond mhammond at skippinet.com.au
Wed Dec 19 13:56:06 CET 2001

Jason Orendorff wrote:

> I just grabbed the latest out of CVS, built it using VC6, and tried
> to run python_d.exe.  It bails out (a memory-management assertion fails)
> while running site.py.

I can repro this :(  It is even my bug :( :(

I have submitted a bug, with fix at:


[I wish source-forge used bugzilla - or at least had user-friendly URLs :-]

Hopefully this will make 2.2!!

> What's going on here?  Why doesn't this cause crashes in the
> binary distribution of Python 2.2c1?  Am I building it wrong?

Luck :)


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