Are min() and max() thread-safe?
pavlovevidence at gmail.com
Fri Sep 18 00:56:55 CEST 2009
On Sep 17, 5:34 am, Hendrik van Rooyen <hend... at microcorp.co.za>
> I have subsequently seen that it is red herring in this context though, as it
> is some memory problem - the crash comes during the list creation, and has
> nothing to do with the min/max processing. One can demo it by simply trying
> to create a big list at the interactive prompt, and after a while you get
> the "Killed" message.
> a = range(100000000) does it for me on my machine.
Ah, I see. Yeah, that is rotten behavior in the sense that we don't
have 128-bit machines with 200 terabytes of ram. :) Give it a few
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