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Author neologix
Recipients Ramchandra Apte, mark.dickinson, neologix, phillies, pitrou
Date 2011-12-12.16:02:21
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Couldn't this be linked to #11564 (pickle not 64-bit ready)? Basically, an integer overflow, and malloc() would bail out when asked a ridiculous size. AFAICT this wasn't fixed in 2.7. 

I'd be curious to see the last lines of
$ ltrace -e malloc python

you'll probably see a call to malloc() return NULL.
Also, depending on Antoine's answer, trying with default (3.3) could be useful.
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