strange behaviour when writing a large amount of data on stdout
NOmanlio_perilloSPAM at libero.it
Wed Nov 23 19:28:26 CET 2005
On Wed, 23 Nov 2005 18:21:45 +0100, "Fredrik Lundh"
<fredrik at pythonware.com> wrote:
>Manlio Perillo wrote:
>> So, it's seem to be a specific problem of Windows XP(?).
>> Nobody can test it on a Windows 98/2000 machine?
>works fine on assorted XP and 2000 boxes for me.
That's very strange.
>is the "n = 61409 + 1" stuff necessary, or do you get the same
>problem for all outputs over a given size ? even if you just do,
> print '*'*61410
>? does print '*'*61409 work?
It works for n < 61410, fails for n >= 61410
>is it always the same number, or
>does it vary depending on, say, what other programs you're using,
>how much you've already printed to the console, etc.
Well, if I try with n = 61409 (that works), then it works even with n
But, as an example, with n = 614100, it fails again...
> are you
>using a standard cmd.exe in a standard console? no cygwin or
Only cmd.exe, started with /k "chcp.com 1252"
(but is is the same without it).
What a mess!
Do you have installed SP1 or SP2 on Windows XP?
Regards Manlio Perillo
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