[Numpy-discussion] Segfault in mingw in test_arrayprint.TestComplexArray

Ondřej Čertík ondrej.certik@gmail....
Tue Jul 24 19:57:18 CDT 2012

On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 5:38 PM, Ondřej Čertík <ondrej.certik@gmail.com> wrote:
> Possible conclusion:
> I think I know what is going on. I use
> $ wine --version
> wine-1.3.28
> and it installs (by default) the following msvcr libraries:
> $ ls ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/winsxs/
> manifests
> Policies
> x86_microsoft.msxml2_6bd6b9abf345378f_4.1.0.0_none_deadbeef
> x86_microsoft.vc80.crt_1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b_8.0.50727.4053_none_deadbeef
> x86_microsoft.vc90.crt_1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b_9.0.30729.4148_none_deadbeef
> x86_microsoft.windows.common-controls_6595b64144ccf1df_6.0.2600.2982_none_deadbeef
> x86_microsoft.windows.gdiplus_6595b64144ccf1df_1.0.6000.16386_none_deadbeef
> x86_microsoft-windows-msxml30_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.16386_none_deadbeef
> x86_microsoft-windows-msxml60_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.16386_none_deadbeef
> And the msvcr90.dll is in the *vc90* directory. This msvcr90.dll
> cannot be read by our objdump. As such, I just remove it using "rm".
> The Python installer installs the following directory:
> x86_Microsoft.VC90.CRT_1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b_9.0.21022.8_x-ww_d08d0375
> and that is a good library. NumPy picks it up automatically and all is
> ok. I also copy this good dll into C:\MinGW\libs, so that it is picked
> up by the "ld" linker. Otherwise the numpy build also fails.
> As such, here is my updated setup-wine.sh script:
> https://gist.github.com/3170576
> In there, I still need to copy $tarballs/msvcr90.dll into lib/  (which
> David does not recommend, but if I don't do that, then any compilation
> with "gcc something.c -lmsvcr90" will fail, even though "gcc
> something.c" works).
> Once this script is run, then numpy builds out of the box just using:
> wine python setup.py build --compiler=mingw32 install
> and all tests run via:
> wine python -c "import numpy; numpy.test()"
> with no segfault. So I think that this is a lot of progress. Let me
> now test this numpy binary on a Windows machine.

Also works! There is even one more test failure, but I'll post these
in another thread.

So I think I am set for creating Windows binaries now.

Thanks Ralf and David for your help!


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