[elspy] Compiling elspy on Debian unstable

A.M. Kuchling amk at amk.ca
Sun Jan 25 16:14:39 CET 2004


On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 09:33:42PM -0500, Greg Ward wrote:
> Hmmm.  Are you using the latest CVS elspy?  There was an eye-poppingly
> stupid bug in elspy 0.1.1 (uninitialized variable) that went unnoticed
> for a long time, but then jumped out at me with a coredump when I built
> on a new system.  I posted a patch here, but didn't release a new

Bingo; thanks, Greg!  Applying the patch fixes the problem.  I have no
explanation for why the code didn't also dump core under GDB; perhaps GDB
fills the stack with zeros or something?  Getting a 0.1.2 release out before
PyCon would probably be a good idea.

--amk



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