shared libraries

Martin v. Loewis martin at
Tue Sep 10 14:42:34 EDT 2002

"Jim Taylor" <jimt at> writes:

> The loader is loading the module, however, during the init function when
> Py_InitModule() is called, a segmentation fault occurs indicating an address
> out of bounds error. When I try to print the contents of the module table
> from within the initialization function, I also get a segmentation fault, so
> the problem is the way in which the module has been loaded. It appears there
> is an address space issue, but I don't know how to resolve it.
> Ideas anyone?

I recall the problem, but I don't think it was ever solved. "A gcc
bug" was the theory that was most widely used to explain the

Of course, this was all a few years ago when Python 1.5 was still in
use :-)


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