[issue9611] FileIO not 64-bit safe under Windows

Martin v. Löwis report at bugs.python.org
Thu Nov 4 22:37:34 CET 2010

Martin v. Löwis <martin at v.loewis.de> added the comment:

Am 04.11.2010 22:28, schrieb Amaury Forgeot d'Arc:
> Amaury Forgeot d'Arc <amauryfa at gmail.com> added the comment:
>> Why do you think this would be somehow an example for a blocking stream
>> that does not write all data without raising an exception?
> Well, that's what "clamping" means, isn't it?

Ah, then I misunderstood. We certainly should discard any data.
I understood the proposal as rejecting write attempts for larger blocks
with an exception.


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