Bug 523663 - Segmentation fault possibly caused by the ctypes-noexecmem python patch
Summary: Segmentation fault possibly caused by the ctypes-noexecmem python patch
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: python
Version: 12
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: James Antill
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-09-16 11:42 UTC by Matthias Saou
Modified: 2010-12-05 06:24 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2010-12-05 06:24:02 UTC

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Backtrace from httpd (11.82 KB, text/plain)
2009-09-16 11:42 UTC, Matthias Saou
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Description Matthias Saou 2009-09-16 11:42:13 UTC
Created attachment 361253 [details]
Backtrace from httpd

I've beein using the 2.6.2-1 Rawhide source package, rebuilt as a parallel installable python2.6 on RHEL5, and some mod_wsgi/pyamf applications were causing httpd to segfault.

I've created backtraces from the apache core dumps of which I'll attach one here (they are all very similar). The segmentation faults seem to occur during some simple imports.

After rebuilding the package with the python-2.6-ctypes-noexecmem.patch patch110 disabled, things seem to be running fine. So it seems that the patch might be doing something wrong.

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2009-11-16 12:28:15 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 12 development cycle.
Changing version to '12'.

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Comment 2 Matthias Saou 2009-12-08 16:59:48 UTC
Is anyone interested in reviewing the possibly problematic patch?

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