SystemError: com_backpatch: offset too large

Steve Holden steve at
Thu Nov 4 13:38:15 CET 2004

alban.minassian at wrote:

> (Sorry for my bad english )
> I convert a php code to python. i have 10000 lines where i add and add
> and add string.... like var += "xxxxxx"
> And line 5139 i have SystemError: com_backpatch: offset too large.
> All work except if i exceed line 5139 !
> I dont find solution. I have only found this post
> There is a solution?
> Do i to give up python and return to php?
> Thank for your help
> Alban

It might help if we had some idea what the code looked like around line 
5139, and if we knew the size of the data concerned, for example.

Holden Web LLC +1 800 494 3119

More information about the Python-list mailing list