[Numpy-discussion] Compilation problems - bizzare

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Mon May 5 18:38:25 CDT 2008

On Mon, May 5, 2008 at 6:33 PM, Thomas Hrabe <thrabe@burnham.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
>  currently, I am writing a box of modular functions for exchanging python &
> matlab objects (nd arrays in particular).
>  I am facing an odd problem which I can not explain to myself:
>  I use
>  PyArg_ParseTuple(args, "O!s",&PyArray_Type, &array,&na)
>  for parsing the array and a string.
>  This function call works perfectly well when called from a static function
> used for extending python.
>  However, using the call above in another function encapsulating the call
> above yields a segmentation fault -> python crash -> anger , irritation ...
> : )
>  Same with
>  PyArray_FromDimsAndData(dimensions,size,(const char)p.first,(char*)value)
>  Did somebody ever encounter this?

I haven't. Can you run this under a debugger to give us a backtrace at
the site of the crash?

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
 -- Umberto Eco

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