Script randomly exits for seemingly no reason with strange traceback
steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info
Fri Feb 3 18:25:32 EST 2012
On Fri, 03 Feb 2012 14:14:57 -0600, Andrew Berg wrote:
> It's a rare occurrence, but sometimes my script will terminate and I get
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "C:\path\to\script\script.py", line 992, in <module>
> That's it. And the line number is always the last line of the file
> (which in my case is a blank line).
Is it reproducible? That is, can you demonstrate a script which will
*always* show this failure?
> I have not seen this on Linux (where
> my script can run for days or weeks on a remote server), but only on
> Windows where I do most of my testing (and it typically only runs for
> minutes at a time). There may be bugs in my program, but I don't see how
> Python should ever print a traceback like this.
Which version of Python, which version of Windows?
If you upgrade Python, does the problem go away?
If you perturb your script (add a few blank lines at the end, or a
comment), does it go away?
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