[Python-Dev] Re: [snake-farm] test test_slice failed -- [9, 7, 5,
3, 1] == 
Wed, 06 Nov 2002 09:12:44 -0500
On Wed, Nov 06, 2002 at 01:56:54PM +0000, Michael Hudson wrote:
> > But this didn't produce the correct results:
> > >>> range(10)[::sys.maxint-1]
> > 
> Wierd. Shall dig.
> Nice how you get warnings from the system header files on that alpha
> isn't it?
:-) Quite nice.
> Works for me!
Hmmm. The only difference I can see is that I'm running a debug build.
> mwh@usf-cf-alpha-linux-1:~/python$ ./python
> Python 2.3a0 (#2, Nov 6 2002, 05:44:13)
> [GCC 2.95.4 20011002 (Debian prerelease)] on linux2
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> >>> import sys
> >>> range(10)[::sys.maxint - 2]
> Try again? Can you try playing with gdb to see what's going on?
I built again w/o debug and it made no difference. Both times
I did a make clean first. I'll take a look later.
If it works for you, go ahead and check in. Maybe we patched