python-faulthandler - Display the Python backtrace on a crash

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Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name python-faulthandler
Package version 2.0
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 82 B
Download size 17.71 KB
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Fault handler for SIGSEGV, SIGFPE, SIGBUS and SIGILL signals: it displays
the Python backtrace and restores the previous handler. It allocates an
alternate stack for this handler, if signaltstack() is available, to be
able to allocate memory on the stack, even on stack overflow.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-faulthandler_2.0-2_i386.deb 2.0 i386 Ubuntu Universe
python-faulthandler - - -


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libc6 >= 2.4
python << 2.8
python >= 2.7~


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python2.7-faulthandler -


Type URL
Binary Package python-faulthandler_2.0-2_amd64.deb
Source Package faulthandler

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install python-faulthandler deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install python-faulthandler




2014-08-28 - Javi Merino <>
faulthandler (2.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Jakub Wilk ]
* Use canonical URIs for Vcs-* fields.
[ Javi Merino ]
* Team upload
* Convert to dh_python2
* Remove suggests on non-existent package python-faulthandler-dbg
2011-10-14 - Miriam Ruiz <>
faulthandler (2.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Miriam Ruiz ]
* New upstream release
* Fixed order of debhelper commands in debian/rules: moved dh_pysupport
before dh_strip -a
* Upgraded Standards-Version from 3.9.1 to 3.9.2
* Added targets build-arch and build-indep to debian/rules
* Changed homepage in debian/control to
[ Jakub Wilk ]
* Add Vcs-* fields.
2011-02-08 - Miriam Ruiz <>
faulthandler (1.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release. Closes: #612363

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