[Python-Dev] SourceForge and long patches

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Sun, 14 Jan 2001 17:58:03 -0500

> Okay, this is getting really annoying.  SourceForge won't accept
> any patches > 16k.  Why not?  Is there a way around this?

I have no idea why; can only assume it's a limitation in the database
package they use.

The standard workaround is to upload a URL pointing to the patch. :-(

>     SourceForge: Exiting with Error
>     ERROR
>     Patch Uploaded ERROR - Submission failed PQsendQuery() -- query is too long. Maximum length is 16382 

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)