[Python-Dev] fileobj.read(float): warning or error?
"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Jul 22 07:01:42 CEST 2008
> Well, the real problem is os.urandom(4.2) which goes to an unlimited loop:
> while len(bytes) < n:
> bytes += read(_urandomfd, n - len(bytes))
> because read(0.2) works as read(0) :-/
I can't quite accept that as a bug in the library. If you give invalid
parameters, Python should not crash, but it may start to behave in a
Of course, it would be possible to move the conversion warning one layer
up, into os.urandom; if the argument is float, raise a warning, and then
More information about the Python-Dev