Core Dump - Segmentation Fault -Newbie

johnericaturnbull at johnericaturnbull at
Fri Jul 18 16:00:27 CEST 2008

On Jul 18, 9:56 am, Stefan Behnel <stefan... at> wrote:
> johnericaturnb... at wrote:
> > Hi - I am very new to python. I get this random core dump and am
> > looking for a good way to catch the error. I know the function my core
> > dump occurs. Is there any error catching/handling that I could use in
> > python?
> Since you are using Windows, this is somewhat non-trivial due to the lack of
> tools shipped by Microsoft. Are you really getting crashes of the interpreter
> and not just an exception with a stacktrace?
> Stefan

Hi - thanks for responding. I am actually running on linux. Does this
make a difference? Also the error shown is:

 myFunction call failed. Segmentation Fault (core dumped)

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