[reportlab-users] pyRXP - strange non-deterministic errors on python 2.7 and 64-bit Linux

Roger Whittaker roger at disruptive.org.uk
Thu May 19 04:31:22 EDT 2011

On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 04:57:22PM -0700, Tim Roberts wrote:

> Roger Whittaker wrote:

> > One question I have is why this appeared so late in the day - I

> > have been using pyRXP regularly on 64-bit Linux for several years,

> > but this problem has only emerged with the latest Linux versions.


> My guess is that somebody slipped a clever optimization into the x86-64

> gcc runtime library that triggered this behavior.

As far as I can tell, it's not gcc: I built pyRXP with gcc 3.3 (as
opposed to 4.5) on the same system where I was originally testing
and still saw the errors.

Roger Whittaker
roger at disruptive.org.uk

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