[Numpy-discussion] glibc error

Gideon Simpson simpson@math.toronto....
Sat Jan 24 23:05:34 CST 2009


Rerunning the tests with verbosity, it dies at:

test_single (test_linalg.TestSolve) ... ok
Ticket #652 ... *** glibc detected *** python: free(): invalid next  
size (fast): 0x0000000001e284e0 ***

I'm using ATLAS 3.8.2 and lapack 3.2.  ATLAS and lapack were all built  
with the -m64 flag.
-gideon

On Jan 24, 2009, at 11:37 PM, David Cournapeau wrote:

> Gideon Simpson wrote:
>> Having built an up to date lapack and ATLAS against gcc 4.3.2, I  
>> tried
>> installing numpy 1.2.1 on Python 2.5.4.  When testing I get:
>>
>> Python 2.5.4 (r254:67916, Jan 24 2009, 00:27:20)
>> [GCC 4.3.2] on linux2
>> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more  
>> information.
>>>>> import numpy
>>>>> numpy.test()
>> Running unit tests for numpy
>> NumPy version 1.2.1
>> NumPy is installed in /usr/local/nonsystem/simpson/lib/python2.5/ 
>> site-
>> packages/numpy
>> Python version 2.5.4 (r254:67916, Jan 24 2009, 00:27:20) [GCC 4.3.2]
>> nose version 0.10.4
>> ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................F
>> ................K
>> ........................................................................
>> ........................................................................
>> ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................*** glibc
>>  detected *** python: free(): invalid next size (fast):
>> 0x000000001196b550 ***
>>
>
> Can you rerun the test verbosely ?
>
> python -c "import numpy; numpy.test(verbose=10)"
>
> This glibc message is generally a symptom of serious memory  
> corruption -
> which is why only the OS can stop it at that point.
>
> cheers,
>
> David
>
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