[SciPy-dev] segmentation fault

Travis Oliphant oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Tue Feb 14 23:54:30 CST 2006

Curtis Cooper wrote:

>I just updated my numpy from subversion build 2064 to be current with
>the svn repository.  Multidimensional array code that worked in the
>previous version now causes a segmentation fault on my system.  I have
>reverted back to 2064 for the present, which seems to work fine.  I have
>not diagnosed the problem in greater detail.  But a segmentation fault is
>a very strange error for a python program, especially as numpy checks for
>array out of bounds.
It should not segfault, of course.   But, sometimes we forget to check 
something and segfaults can occur.

Please post the code that is segfaulting.   Also, make sure to cleanly 
build (i.e. rm -fr build in the head numpy directory).


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