[SciPy-Dev] netcdf segfault

Warren Weckesser warren.weckesser@enthought....
Wed Jun 16 12:34:55 CDT 2010


I created a ticket for this issue: 
http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/ticket/1202

Warren

Warren Weckesser wrote:
> Benjamin Root wrote:
>   
>> Hello,
>>
>> I was trying out the scipy.io.netcdf module in order to work on the 
>> documentation and I came across a way to segfault out of python.  If 
>> you open an existing netcdf file as read-only and then try to set a 
>> scalar value using .assignValue for a 1-element netcdf_variable, the 
>> program segfaults rather than raising an exception.
>>
>> Here is an example to go with a very small netcdf file as a test:
>>
>> from scipy.io <http://scipy.io> import netcdf
>> f = netcdf.netcdf_file("testdata.netcdf", 'r')
>> tval = f.variables['t']
>> tval.assignValue(42)
>> f.close()
>>
>>     
>
> Yup--I get a bus error on Mac OSX 10.5 with scipy trunk.
>
> Warren
>
>   
>> Ben Root
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