Python bindings trashing the stack

David Zeuthen david at
Tue May 4 21:05:31 EST 2004

On Mon, May 03, 2004 at 05:06:16PM -0400, John (J5) Palmieri wrote:
> I have been tracking down a stack corruption in the DBus Python
> bindings.  I have been working on this since Friday when I realized that
> Hal was throwing up errors and not noticing changes when I plugged in my
> USB key.  The real peta is that the errors don't show up when I compile
> and install by hand (./configure ..., make, make install).  They do
> however show up when packaged by RPM.  Really weird is that if I take
> the build done by rpm do a make clean and ./configure with the options
> taken from config.log, things work again.

FWIW, I've had exactly the same problems and my way of working around it
is, IIRC, to set PYTHONPATH/LD_LIBRARY_PATH to point to my local dbus
tree from CVS. If my memory serves me correctly the problem started
to appear when fc-devel switched to Python 2.3. 

Hope this helps,

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