Thank you for the help.
The unifiedInstaller from plone.org seems to have a Python package that
corrects this "stack size" issue.
After installing GNU versions of "tar", "make", "gcc" and "ln" on AIX-5.3, I
followed, step by step, the install.sh script from unifiedInstaller bundle
using bash shell. I continued progressing and correcting some small AIX
It worked very well. Many thanks to the Plone community and the
On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 3:54 PM, Dieter Maurer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Marcello Bax wrote at 2008-3-19 09:31 -0300:
> > ...
> >I compiled Python 2.4.4 on AIX 5.3, with cc_r compiler, installed
> >Everything seems work well, excepted when I call Plone on the browser or
> >click on the "view tab" inside one Plone site at the ZMI.
> >When I do this, I get a "Segmentation fault" on the server.
> Looks very much like a C runtime stack overflow.
> > ...
> >I found this text in at Zope-2.9/doc/PLATFORMS/AIX.txt :
> >"from Wolfgang Roesner (reporting segfaults and a fix)
> > The default stack size for a pthread on AIX (at least in my
> > configuration) is 96kB. On Solaris it's 1M. As soon as I explicitly
> > set the initial stack size to 1M the problem went away and it
> > appears as if Zope is up and running.
> > Unfortunately I really had to change "thread_pthread.h" in Python
> > which obviously is not a nice thing to do as I now have a need for
> > my own private version of Python. But at least I have a running
> > version of Zope on AIX."
> >Is this really something to try?
> Definitely. Almost surely, you see precisely this problem (C runtime
> stack too small).
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