segfault in extension module
mwh at python.net
Mon Dec 1 19:45:28 CET 2003
Nathaniel Echols <echols at OCF.Berkeley.EDU> writes:
> > Looks like refcount problems, check out
> > http://www.python.org/doc/current/ext/refcounts.html .
> I read this before and couldn't figure out what it meant.
Then I am pretty sure this is your problem :-)
> This does seem like it would relate, but I can't figure out what I'm
> doing incorrectly. I just have one function which calls a pure C
> function and returns a tuple of strings from it. I'm guessing I
> need to add a Py_INCREF() somewhere but so far this just makes it
> segfault sooner. (I'm not sure what argument to use for
> Py_INCREF(), either.)
> I've looked at several other pages, and they all seem to involve setups
> more complicated than what I'm doing. I'm already using Py_BuildValue()
> to generate the returned tuple, and my understanding is that this should
> avoid major problems. . .
Post some code.
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