[New-bugs-announce] [issue3055] test_list on 64-bit platforms

Ronald Oussoren report at bugs.python.org
Fri Jun 6 23:37:35 CEST 2008

New submission from Ronald Oussoren <ronaldoussoren at mac.com>:

test_list, and possible other tests, use a lot of memory when Python is 
build in 64-bit mode. This causes heavy swapping when the machine doesn't 
have a huge amount of memory.

I've filed this bug because an OSX box with 3 GBytes of RAM gets 
completely unresponsive when trying to run test_list (due to heavy 

components: Tests
messages: 67786
nosy: ronaldoussoren
priority: low
severity: normal
status: open
title: test_list on 64-bit platforms
type: resource usage
versions: Python 2.6

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