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I'm attempting to install zbar on my raspberry pi. I built the source by entering:

make install

I don't get any errors or warnings from any of the above commands. After the install finishes, I enter python and attempt to import zbar. Doing this results in a segmentation fault.

Any ideas on what could be the issue?

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Installing the python-zbar module with apt-get (Raspbian-2013-02-09) generate a segmentation fault on import in python 2.7 – Eineki Mar 4 '13 at 1:15

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It was a bug into the arm branch of Debian. As today the Raspbian pakager has fixed the bug and released the affected packages.

You can read other details on the dedicated page Debian bug base

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