[New-bugs-announce] [issue16980] SystemError in codecs.unicode_escape_decode()

Serhiy Storchaka report at bugs.python.org
Wed Jan 16 14:42:27 CET 2013

New submission from Serhiy Storchaka:

>>> import codecs
>>> codecs.unicode_escape_decode(b'\\\x80')
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
SystemError: invalid maximum character passed to PyUnicode_New

assignee: serhiy.storchaka
components: Unicode
keywords: 3.3regression
messages: 180089
nosy: ezio.melotti, serhiy.storchaka
priority: high
severity: normal
stage: needs patch
status: open
title: SystemError in codecs.unicode_escape_decode()
type: crash
versions: Python 3.3, Python 3.4

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