[New-bugs-announce] [issue9020] 2.7: eval hangs on AIX
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Thu Jun 17 22:17:08 CEST 2010
New submission from Sridhar Ratnakumar <sridharr at activestate.com>:
I first noticed this when `test_compare_function_objects` was taking forever to run. The culprit is that the following statement just hangs forever. Note that "eval(2)", for instance, runs fine, but when a builtin object is used (eg: None, True), it hangs.
python -c "eval('None')"
This is reproducible on Python 2.7 (rc1 and latest trunk) and AIX 5.1.
This is regression, as it used to work on 2.6.
components: Interpreter Core, Tests
title: 2.7: eval hangs on AIX
type: resource usage
versions: Python 2.7
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