[New-bugs-announce] [issue1134] Parsing a simple script eats all of your memory

Viktor Ferenczi report at bugs.python.org
Sun Sep 9 02:35:45 CEST 2007

New submission from Viktor Ferenczi:

Read the WARNING below, then run the attached script with Python3.0a2.
It will eat all of your memory.

WARNING: Keep a process killing tool or an extra command line at your
fingertips, since this script could render your machine unusable in
about 10-20 seconds depending on your memory and CPU speed!!! YOU ARE

OS: Ubuntu Feisty, up-to-date
Python: Python3.0a1, built from sources,
configured with: --prefix=/usr/local

components: Interpreter Core
files: hungry_script.py
messages: 55758
nosy: complex
severity: critical
status: open
title: Parsing a simple script eats all of your memory
type: crash
versions: Python 3.0

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