[Python-Dev] Challenge: Please break this! (a.k.a restricted mode revisited)
phd at phdru.name
Sun Apr 10 23:50:31 EDT 2016
On Mon, Apr 11, 2016 at 01:09:19PM +1000, Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 10, 2016 at 08:12:30PM -0400, Jonathan Goble wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 10, 2016 at 7:02 PM, Oscar Benjamin
> > <oscar.j.benjamin at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I haven't looked at your sandbox but for a different approach try this one:
> > >
> > > L = [None]
> > > L.extend(iter(L))
> > >
> > > On my Linux machine that doesn't just crash Python.
> > For the record: don't try this if you have unsaved files open on your
> > computer, because you will lose them. When I typed these two lines
> > into the Py3.5 interactive prompt, it completely and totally froze
> > Windows to the point that nothing would respond and I had to resort to
> > the old trick of holding the power button down for five seconds to
> > forcibly shut the computer down.
> I think this might improve matters:
> although I must admit I don't understand why the entire OS is effected.
Oleg Broytman http://phdru.name/ phd at phdru.name
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