[Python-Dev] 3.1 beta blockers

Eric Smith eric at trueblade.com
Tue Apr 21 14:01:26 CEST 2009

Eric Smith wrote:
> Alessio Giovanni Baroni wrote:
>> There are some cases of OutOfMemory? On my machine the float->string 
>> conversion is all ok. Also 'make test' is all ok.
> I assume you're talking about issue 5775. I think it's all explained in 
> the bug report. Basically, the float->string conversion can now return 
> an out of memory error, which it could not before. marshal.c's w_object 
> doesn't check for those error conditions. I doubt they'll ever occur in 
> any test, but they need to be handled none the less.
> It's on my list of things to do in the next week. But if there's anyone 
> who understands the code and would like to take a look, feel free.

I just fixed it in r71783, so it should be off the list of release blockers.

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