Author vstinner
Recipients Dave Hibbitts, RazerM, georg.brandl, mark.dickinson, paul.moore, pitrou, serhiy.storchaka, steve.dower, tim.golden, vstinner, zach.ware
Date 2016-02-24.14:59:48
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> Could we use the xrange() object for testing?

xrange() constructor is implemented in C and looks to use C long for parameters. This issue is specific to 64-bit Windows with 32-bit C long, so xrange() doesn't seem to work here.


> Or weakref?

What do you mean? Which object? weakref.ref() has no length.


> Using a bigmem test for this issue looks excessive.

Well, I was too lazy to develop a C extension (add something to _testcapi) just for this tiny bug.

I also like tests really testing the final feature (the bug reported in this issue).

I failed to find an existing Python object with __len__() implemented in C which doesn't need to allocate 2^31 bytes to test this bug.
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