how to debug when "Segmentation fault"

Michael Ekstrand mekstran at scl.ameslab.gov
Tue Oct 4 18:22:24 CEST 2005


On Tuesday 04 October 2005 11:13, Maksim Kasimov wrote:
> my programm sometime gives "Segmentation fault" message (no matter
> how long the programm had run (1 day or 2 weeks). And there is
> nothing in log-files that can points the problem. My question is how
> it possible to find out where is the problem in the code? Thanks for
> any help.

What extension modules are you using?

I've never seen "stock" Python (stable release w/ only included modules) 
segfault, but did see a segfault with an extension module I was using 
the other week (lxml IIRC, but I'm not sure).

- Michael



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