[Numpy-discussion] possibly ctypes related segfault

Stefan van der Walt stefan@sun.ac...
Mon Aug 27 18:22:53 CDT 2007


On Mon, Aug 27, 2007 at 08:21:43PM +0200, Lino Mastrodomenico wrote:
> Hi Martin,
> 
> 2007/8/27, Martin Wiechert <martin.wiechert@gmx.de>:
> > I could not reproduce the bug in a debug build of python (--without-pymalloc)
> > or on another machine. The crashing machine is an eight-way opteron.
> 
> Not sure if it's related to your problem, but on 64-bit architectures
> sizeof(ssize_t) is 8.

You should be able to circumvent this problem by referring to
ctypes.c_size_t or ctypes.int instead of specifying the width
explicitly.

Regards
Stéfan


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