python aborts

Thu Jul 25 12:12:00 GMT 2013

On 7/25/2013 17:17, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Jul 25 01:36, Daniel Colascione wrote:
>> On 7/25/2013 12:11 AM, Daniel Colascione wrote:
>>> On 7/24/2013 11:55 PM, Daniel Colascione wrote:
>>>> Does that help at all?  I only started seeing this problem after I recompiled
>>>> _wp.dll using gcc 4.7.3.
>>> Actually, this problem looks a lot like
>>> neither Python nor
>>> _wp links dynamically to libgcc, but cygsqlite3-0.dll does.
>> And this is a very nasty bug; Eli's analysis is correct. Say we have modules Foo
>> and Bar. Foo links against shared libgcc, but Bar does not. Now, if we load Foo,
>> load Bar, unload Foo, then unload Bar, then Foo's initialization code finds
>> libgcc and registers itself with it, but Foo's deinitializaton code doesn't find
>> libgcc, tries to instead unregister with Foo's internal data structures, finds
>> them uninitialized, and aborts. No wonder changing Python module order around
>> makes the problem go away for a little while.
>> The right fix for libgcc looks something like this:
> Good catch!  Any chance you could send this upstream?
> JonY, do you have any spare cycles to create new 32 and 64 bit gcc
> packages with this fix?
> Thanks,
> Corinna

Sure, should be done during the weekends, uploads and all. Kai seems to
be on holiday, so getting it accepted upstream might take a while.

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