Bug 6742 - SEGFAULT in PyDict_New() while python script. No error after Python is compiled from SRPM
Summary: SEGFAULT in PyDict_New() while python script. No error after Python is compil...
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: python   
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Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 1999-11-05 02:46 UTC by pogosyan
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-12-20 21:00:34 UTC
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Description pogosyan 1999-11-05 02:46:55 UTC
I use FortyTwo.py script from
http://www.uni-karlsruhe.de/~Bjoern.Giesler/Download/FortyTwo.tar.gz

It worked find under RH5.2 but fails with segmentaion fault
in PyDict_New() after upgrade to RH6.0. This persists after
I upgraded to python-1.5.2-7 from RH6.1
GDB trace follows. What is interesting, the program works
fine if I download python-1.5.2-7.src.rpm and compile it
manually, enabling Tcl/Tk support

GDB output
myprompt> gdb /usr/bin/python
(gdb) run
>>> execfile("/usr/local/lib/FortyTwo/FortyTwo.py")
Traceback (innermost last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
  File "/usr/local/lib/FortyTwo/FortyTwo.py", line 460, in ?
    from FWidgets import *
ImportError: No module named FWidgets
>>>

or analyzing the coreTraceback (innermost last):
prompt> gdb /usr/lib/python core
.....
Core was generated by
`python/usr/local/lib/FortyTwo/FortyTwo.py'
..............
#0  0x806fc42 in PyDict_New ()
(gdb)

Comment 1 Michael K. Johnson 1999-11-22 19:00:59 UTC
I have no vgetty settup, but I do have a question first: have you tried
using the gtk widget set instead of the tk widget set?

Comment 2 Nalin Dahyabhai 1999-12-20 21:00:59 UTC
Please see if this is fixed in python-1.5.2-9 or later from RawHide, and let me
know either way.

Comment 3 Brent Fox 2002-06-05 04:54:40 UTC
This is bound to have been fixed by now.


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