Compile of Python 2.4.4 core dumps

Bjørn Erik Sjøtun bjoernerik at
Fri Feb 16 00:41:43 UTC 2007

Rob Gallagher wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 14, 2007 at 01:54:36PM +0100, Niclas Zeising wrote:
>> Usually if a compile coredumps it's due to faulty memory or other
>> hardware. Might be good to check that first. Especially since it
>> worked flawlessly on another box.
>> HTH
>> //Niclas
> Thanks for the reply. I'm unsure if it's down to faulty memory because the machine is very new
> and I don't get core dumps when compiling or running any other software. Also, in my experience
> hardware faults have caused compiles to behave erraticlly, ie: bombing out at random stages in
> the build process - this core dump always occurs at exactly the same point (compilation of the
> curses module).

I am experiencing the same problem (also running 6.2-RELEASE), so your 
hardware is not the cause. I'm afraid I don't have any helpful ideas, 


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