Python 3.6 printing crashing on OS X 10.12.4

Ray Cote rgacote at appropriatesolutions.com
Mon Apr 10 09:59:14 EDT 2017


On Wed, Apr 5, 2017 at 3:40 PM, Python <python at example.invalid> wrote:

> Le 05/04/2017 à 20:14, Ray Cote a écrit :
>
>> Hello:
>>
>> Python 3.6 crashing when trying to print from the environment.
>>
>> $ python
>> Python 3.6.1 (default, Mar 22 2017, 15:53:21)
>> [GCC 4.2.1 Compatible Apple LLVM 8.0.0 (clang-800.0.42.1)] on darwin
>> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>
>>> print("hello")
>>>>>
>>>>
>> Python(53390,0x7fffdd9e63c0) malloc: *** error for object 0x10dde4110:
>> pointer being freed was not allocated
>> *** set a breakpoint in malloc_error_break to debug
>> Abort trap: 6
>>
>>
>> Pastebin link to OS X crash report if that’s helpful:
>> https://pastebin.com/t1j3nz5L
>>
>>
>> 1: Python installed via ports.
>> 2: OS X 10.12.4.
>> 3: Python 3.6.1 (though I also had this problem with 3.6.0).
>> 4: Have successfully run python 3.5 for months.
>> 5: Running under standard terminal program.
>> 6: I have py36-readline installed.
>> 7: Have tried uninstalling and re-installing Python.
>>
>> Any thoughts on what I could have wrong?
>>
>> Regards
>> —Ray
>>
>>
> Mac OS X 10.12.3, Python 3 installed by brew
>
> mac:~$ uname -r
> 16.4.0
> mac:~$ python3
> Python 3.6.0 (default, Mar  4 2017, 12:32:34)
> [GCC 4.2.1 Compatible Apple LLVM 8.0.0 (clang-800.0.42.1)] on darwin
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> >>> print("hello")
> hello
>
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Follow up:

Never did find out why the macports Python was crashing.
Switched over to brew and it is working fine.
—R


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