On Wed, 04 May 2011 21:27:50 +0200 victor.stinner email@example.com wrote:
http://hg.python.org/cpython/rev/7f3cab59ef3e changeset: 69834:7f3cab59ef3e branch: 2.7 parent: 69827:affec521b330 user: Victor Stinner firstname.lastname@example.org date: Wed May 04 21:27:39 2011 +0200 summary: Issue #11277: test_zlib tests a buffer of 1 GB on 32 bits
What's the point? The issue with 2GB or 4GB buffers is that they cross the potential limit of a machine type (a signed or unsigned integer). I don't see any benefit in testing a 1GB buffer; the test could probably be removed instead.