[Numpy-discussion] Current SVN segfaults under VC7

Fernando Perez Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Wed Mar 22 22:22:02 CST 2006


Tim Hochberg wrote:

> This did fix things...eventually. I removed the build directory and 
> rebuilt. Numpy still bombed the interpreter, although in a new and less 
> exciting way. I then did a clean checkout from svn and rebuilt. Same 
> thing. Then I manally removed numpy from site-packages and reinstalled 
> at which points things worked and all tests passed.
> 
> So in addition to needing to remove the build directory, it appears that 
> something was hanging out in the destination directory that did not get 
> overwritten and caused problems.
> 
> Perhaps this description will help the next person who runs into this, 
> but probably not.

Well, the script that I posted does precisely all of this in a mindless 
fashion, which is why I find it useful.  You may want to give it a try (it's 
trivial, but it just ensures you don't forget these steps and end up wasting 
any time chasing the problem).

Cheers,

f




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