Strange and hard to reproduce crash

Fernando Perez at
Mon Oct 23 17:41:17 CDT 2006

On 10/23/06, Albert Strasheim <fullung at> wrote:
> Hey Fernando
> Maybe you can give the code a spin under Valgrind. It's going to be slow,
> but if the crash is being caused by memory corruption that happens all the
> time as the process is running, maybe Valgrind will show it.
> You need some Valgrind suppressions for Python. It seems the 2.3 source tree
> didn't contain these yet, so try the one from trunk:


Thanks, Albert.  I can give it a try, though it will probably take
ages to run.  This already requires 3-4 days of non-stop execution to
cause a crash, and valgrind can make execution times go up by a factor
of 10.  I'd like to have some info before a month :)



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