Python-list Digest, Vol 67, Issue 192

Ryniek90 ryniek90 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 13 00:38:17 CEST 2009


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> Re: OverflowError while sending large file via socket
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> Paul Rubin <http://phr.cx@NOSPAM.invalid>
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> 12 Apr 2009 15:28:43 -0700
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> python-list at python.org
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> Ryniek90 <ryniek90 at gmail.com> writes:
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>> When i wanted to send an .iso file of 4GB length, i had traceback:
>> "OverflowError: requested number of bytes is more than a Python string
>> can hold"
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> You're not supposed to put the 4GB all in one string.  Open the
> socket and send smaller packets through it.
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Ok, so i will split that data for smaller files. But i've still haven't 
got answer for question: "What's the max. length of string bytes which 
Python can hold?



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