FWIW, Martijn is correct. Python 2.4 does not like values > 2**31-1
for list indexes, slices, e.a. even on 64 bit systems. I have disabled
the respective test runs.
On 01.11.2009, at 14:43, Martijn Pieters wrote:
> 2009/10/31 Tres Seaver <tsea...@palladion.com>:
>> I can't reproduce this failure when running the Acquisition 2.12.4
>> with Python 2.4 on my machine.
> This is python 2.4 on 64-bit linux. I bet it's because of:
> typedef int Py_ssize_t;
> and sys.maxint overflows to -1 with that definition. I suspect that
> all open-ended slicing ops in Python C extensions are borken in python
> 2.4, because it doesn't have Py_ssize_t.
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