[Python-Dev] [Python-checkins] cpython (2.7): Issue #10276: test_zlib checks that inputs of 2 GB are handled correctly by

Nadeem Vawda nadeem.vawda at gmail.com
Tue May 3 23:11:48 CEST 2011

On Tue, May 3, 2011 at 10:38 PM, Victor Stinner
<victor.stinner at haypocalc.com> wrote:
> I don't want to check OverflowError: the test is supposed to compute the
> checksum of a buffer of 0x7FFFFFFF bytes, to check crc32() and
> adler32(). 0x7FFFFFFF is the biggest size supported by these functions
> (zlib doesn't use Py_ssize_t in Python 2.7).

I see. Since you mentioned issue 10276 in the commit message, I
assumed you were testing
for the underlying C functions truncating their arguments. It seems
that I was mistaken.
Sorry for the confusion.


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