[New-bugs-announce] [issue13546] sys.setrecursionlimit() crashes IDLE

Ji Han report at bugs.python.org
Wed Dec 7 09:49:04 CET 2011

New submission from Ji Han <hanji1984 at gmail.com>:

The following code snippet will crash IDLE:

>>> import sys
>>> sys.setrecursionlimit((1<<31)-1)

The crash happens immediately and is consistently reproducible (environment: Windows 7 SP1 64-bit, Python 2.7.2 for Windows X86_64).

components: None
messages: 148953
nosy: hanji
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: sys.setrecursionlimit() crashes IDLE
versions: Python 2.7

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