How can I catch segmentation fault in python?

justin justpark78 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 17 17:00:28 CET 2010


Just checked what is valgrind, sounds promising.
Let me try that.

Thanks a lot,
Justin.

On Nov 17, 9:47 am, Wolfgang Rohdewald <wolfg... at rohdewald.de> wrote:
> On Mittwoch 17 November 2010, Wolfgang Rohdewald wrote:
>
> > On Mittwoch 17 November 2010, justin wrote:
> > > But the problem is that the code is not mine, and it takes
> > > over a day for me to get the point where the segmentation
> > > fault occurred. Plus, it seems that the point is not
> > > deterministic
>
> > > Still, I think I should at least try to figure out exactly
> > > at which point the segmentation fault occurs, and think
> > > where to go from there according to your kind advice.
>
> > try valgrind
>
> hit the send button too fast...
>
> even if the segmentation fault only happens after a long time
> valgrind might find problems much sooner, and fixing them
> might remove the segmentation fault.
>
> --
> Wolfgang




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