[Python-Dev] Challenge: Please break this! (a.k.a restricted mode revisited)
wes.turner at gmail.com
Mon Apr 11 01:42:47 EDT 2016
On Sun, Apr 10, 2016 at 10:50 PM, Oleg Broytman <phd at phdru.name> wrote:
> 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:
> > http://bugs.python.org/issue26351
> > although I must admit I don't understand why the entire OS is effected.
> Memory exhaustion?
> > --
> > Steve
> Oleg Broytman http://phdru.name/ phd at phdru.name
> Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.
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