[Biopython-dev] Re: Work towards getting KDTree compiling

Michiel Jan Laurens de Hoon mdehoon at ims.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Tue May 11 22:50:43 EDT 2004

Marc Colosimo wrote:
>>> Program received signal EXC_BAD_ACCESS, Could not access memory.
>>> 0x8fe0cc18 in __dyld_is_symbol_coalesced ()
>>> (gdb)
>> Bleah. Some kind of memory leak when loading the libraries -- I have
>> zero idea what that means or how to fix it. If it compiles decently,
>> then I'll leave it right now, and just hope that some Mac OS people
>> can come up with a reason/solution for this. Anyone else with OS X
>> can confirm?
>> Otherwise, well -- I have no idea what to do.
> With both the Mac and  fink version of python, it works fine for me (two 
> different systems, both 10.3.3). Did you install some  other odd python 
> package or gcc?

I compiled Python from souce on Mac OS X, using gcc. Personally I don't need to 
use the KDTree and Affy modules right now, so don't worry too much about it. But 
other users may run into the same problem.


Michiel de Hoon, Assistant Professor
University of Tokyo, Institute of Medical Science
Human Genome Center
4-6-1 Shirokane-dai, Minato-ku
Tokyo 108-8639

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