[pypy-dev] Re: [pypy-svn] r8960 - pypy/dist/pypy/objspace/std

Armin Rigo arigo at tunes.org
Thu Feb 10 16:16:07 CET 2005

Hi Anders,

On Thu, Feb 10, 2005 at 12:16:41PM +0100, Anders Chrigström wrote:
> The test to be made runnable is
>     self.assertRaises(MemoryError, list, xrange(sys.maxint // 2))
> Without the performance improvement it simply takes longer to run than I 
> am willing to wait. This test is only performed on 32 bit systems hence 
> no problems on codespeak. As for not working on your machine i have no 
> idea why.

Ah, thanks for the comments.  I discovered that it's related to the CPython
version.  I get an OperationError wrapping an assertion error when I try
"py.test test_builtin.py" in Python 2.4, but not in 2.3.


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