[IPython-user] Re: "Bus error" on Mac OS X

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Fri Jul 1 12:22:05 CDT 2005

Hans Fangohr wrote:
> Hi Andrea and others,
> just for the record the error description first (and again): When I start
> IPython and issue a simple command, I get an IPython (or Python) crash,
> and a 'Bus Error' is reported (see earlier email).
> ----------------------------------
> In [1]: 1+1
> Bus error
> ----------------------------------

Try to import readline and execute 1+1 with a plain /sw/bin/python2.3 . 
Make sure readline was compiled with the same gcc version as python.

Robert Kern
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