[Numpy-tickets] [NumPy] #548: fromfile crashes due to failed allocation

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Tue Jul 10 18:15:20 CDT 2007

#548: fromfile crashes due to failed allocation
 Reporter:  albertstrasheim  |        Owner:  somebody     
     Type:  defect           |       Status:  new          
 Priority:  normal           |    Milestone:  1.0.4 Release
Component:  numpy.core       |      Version:  none         
 Severity:  major            |   Resolution:               
 Keywords:                   |  
Comment (by albertstrasheim):

 It also crashes on my Linux machine once the swap fills up. Valgrind says:

 ==27407== Invalid read of size 4
 ==27407==    at 0x4443DFC: PyArray_FromFile (multiarraymodule.c:6256)
 ==27407==    by 0x4444175: array_fromfile (multiarraymodule.c:6299)
 ==27407==    by 0x4F48BC: PyCFunction_Call (in
 ==27407==    by 0x4C9EC6: PyObject_Call (in /usr/lib/libpython2.4.so.1.0)
 ==27407==    by 0x52CAD0: PyEval_EvalFrame (in
 ==27407==    by 0x52F2DC: PyEval_EvalFrame (in
 ==27407==    by 0x5301B4: PyEval_EvalCodeEx (in
 ==27407==    by 0x530292: PyEval_EvalCode (in
 ==27407==    by 0x54D077: (within /usr/lib/libpython2.4.so.1.0)
 ==27407==    by 0x54E7B7: PyRun_SimpleFileExFlags (in
 ==27407==    by 0x54EE99: PyRun_AnyFileExFlags (in
 ==27407==    by 0x555824: Py_Main (in /usr/lib/libpython2.4.so.1.0)
 ==27407==    by 0x8048581: main (in /usr/bin/python)
 ==27407==  Address 0x1C is not stack'd, malloc'd or (recently) free'd

Ticket URL: <http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/numpy/ticket/548#comment:1>
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