Comparisons and sorting of a numeric class....

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Tue Jan 13 11:56:47 CET 2015


On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 9:49 PM, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
> I would have expected an out-of-memory error.  If there is not already a
> crash issue on the tracker for this, you could add one.

It's a stack fault, and it's a documented possibility:

https://docs.python.org/2/library/sys.html#sys.setrecursionlimit
https://docs.python.org/3/library/sys.html#sys.setrecursionlimit

Tracker search brings up this as a definite hit, and some other maybes:
http://bugs.python.org/issue6356

ChrisA



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