[Numpy-discussion] segmentation fault

Stéfan van der Walt stefan@sun.ac...
Wed May 28 11:39:22 CDT 2008

2008/5/28 Hoyt Koepke <hoytak@gmail.com>:
> In my experience tracking down these sorts of things, if the effect is
> delayed and detected by glibc, it almost always means that a few bytes
> beyond the end of the data part of an array have been overwritten.
> This causes glibc's memory management stuff to crash later on when the
> object is deallocated (or something like that).  Of course, I should
> say I was doing the overwritting in my own c code...

If you look at the valgrind trace I sent earlier, you'll see that that
is the case.


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