[Python-Dev] Negative times behaviour in itertools.repeat for Python maintenance releases (2.7, 3.3 and maybe 3.4)

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Mon Jan 27 13:29:18 CET 2014


On Mon, 27 Jan 2014 20:22:53 +0800
Vajrasky Kok <sky.kok at speaklikeaking.com> wrote:
> 
> >>> from itertools import repeat
> >>> list(repeat('a', 2**31))
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
> MemoryError

Sure, just adjust the number to fit the available memory (here, 2**29
does the trick).

Regards

Antoine.


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