[Numpy-discussion] Segfault on byteswap() on recarrays

Travis Oliphant oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Mon Sep 18 15:53:44 CDT 2006


Matthew Brett wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I noticed this works:
>
> In [5]:a = array((1,), dtype=[('one', '<i4')])
>
> In [6]:a.byteswap()
> Out[6]:
> array((16777216,),
>       dtype=[('one', '<i4')])
>
> But, extending the recarray leads to a segfault on byteswapping:
>
> In [8]:a = array((1, 2), dtype=[('one', '<i4'),('two', '<i4')])
>
> In [9]:a.byteswap()
> Segmentation fault
>   
Great catch.   Fixed in SVN.

-Travis





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