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Author vstinner
Recipients David.Edelsohn, python-dev, serhiy.storchaka, vstinner
Date 2014-09-10.21:24:04
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I'm not sure that tkinter_ckallock.patch is correct. Extract of attemptckalloc() manual page:
"If the allocation fails, these functions will return NULL. Note that on some platforms, but not all, attempting to allocate a zero-sized block of memory will also cause these functions to return NULL."

It looks like you are fixing two different issues in the same patch: fix AIX and enhance handling of memory allocation failure.

Can you please split your patch in two parts? For AIX, adding these two lines for list/tuple should be enough:

if (size == 0)
    return Tcl_NewListObj(0, NULL);
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