Floating Exception

John Machin sjmachin at lexicon.net
Wed Nov 29 03:26:29 CET 2006


Jeremy wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I just changed some previously-working Python program to add a C++
> extension.
>
> Now, when I call __init__() in a Python class I did not change and with the
> same arguments passed, I get the screen message 'Floating exception' and the
> program seems to stop. The exact point of the crash in __init__() seems to
> depend on from which directory I run the Python program.
>
> What is wrong?

Could it possible be your C++ extension, do you think?

> And what is a floating exception?

Do you know how to use Google? Search for "floating exception".

Fix your extension, and it'll go away.

HTH,
John




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