[SciPy-dev] segfault

Travis Oliphant oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Wed Nov 30 12:41:37 CST 2005

Lisandro Dalcin wrote:

>I am using scipy_core-0.6.1 downloaded from SouceForge. I got the
>following segfault:
>[dalcinl at trantor dalcinl]$ python
>Python 2.4.2 (#1, Nov  7 2005, 16:51:05)
>[GCC 3.3.3 20040412 (Red Hat Linux 3.3.3-7)] on linux2
>Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>>>from scipy.base import *
>>>>a = array(1)
>>>>a.dtype = float
>Segmentation fault
>[dalcinl at trantor dalcinl]$

Thanks for the bug-report.  This is now fixed in SVN.  The problem was 
that 0-dimensional arrays
were not being handled correctly when the itemsize was different.  This 
now raises an error.


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