python25 core dumps

Norberto Meijome freebsd at
Wed Nov 14 19:01:38 PST 2007

On Thu, 15 Nov 2007 00:57:52 +0100
"Heiko Wundram (Beenic)" <wundram at> wrote:

> 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.

same happens here with castpodder (which is a gtk/python tool), but i havent been able to find a .core . I need to look into a ktrace and step into the code with pydev in eclipse.


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