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On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 2:11 AM, STINNER Victor <report@bugs.python.org> wrote:

> Is there really an use case where you need 2 ** 20 (1,048,576) arguments? If yes, I'm not against the torture in this case :-)

Not very likely :-)  However, the segfault can occur with less
arguments in low stack space situations (e.g. deep callstack).

> If no, why not raising an error if there are too many arguments? E.g. limit to 1,024 arguments or maybe just 10?

That is certainly an option.
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