python25 core dumps

Heiko Wundram (Beenic) wundram at
Wed Nov 14 15:57:02 PST 2007

Am Mittwoch, 14. November 2007 23:15:36 schrieb David J Brooks:
> Since upgrading to 7.0-BETA2 most of my python based programs fail with
> Segmentation fault: 11 (core dumped). It seems to be limited to gui based
> programs using Gtk or Qt. Any idea what's going on there? Hints on how to
> analyze the python.core files would be helpful too.

Easy way to get info from the backtrace:

gdb /usr/local/bin/python <path to>/python.core

Then, enter the "back" command in the post-mortem debugging session and post 
the output here. Someone (maybe even me) should be able to give you a hint 
where to look further from there.

Heiko Wundram
Product & Application Development

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