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Author kerofin
Date 2004-12-13.09:29:21
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I've looked at the program that was dumping core and the
sequence is this:

1) Program imports pygtk, which links in the GTK libraries
2) Program loads SVG image which links in which
in turn links in /usr/local/lib/
3) Program imports pyexpat.
4) pyexpat calls XML_ErrorString, but as has already
linked in XML_ErrorString from /usr/local/lib/ it
calls that version, not the one in  
5) pyexpat looks up an error defined by the later version of
expat it is expecting and gets a NULL pointer from the
earlier version it has.  It attempts to use it without
checking (strlen) and dumps core.
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