Process crash with no reason

Philip Semanchuk philip at
Mon Jan 26 19:40:59 CET 2009

On Jan 26, 2009, at 1:13 PM, gil.shinar at wrote:

> Hi All,
> I'm running a program that is acting as a nice interface to sybase'
> replication server. The program is using the cherrypy web service for
> the GUI. The process is crashing every few days with no reason. In the
> log I can see INFO and DEBUG (No ERROR) log lines and I do not get any
> TraceBack python's message. This program is running on solaris 9
> machine.
> Where can I see or what can I do in order to find out what causes the
> process to crash?
> I have tried simulating a "traceBack" message and I could see this
> traceback message in one of the log files I'm using. When the process
> crashes without my help, I don't have a clue.
> Let me know if you need any other info

Although Python isn't immune to fatal errors like you describe, I'd  
immediately suspect a 3rd-party module instead, esp. one written in C  
or C++. Are you using anything like that?

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