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  1. mod_python
  2. MODPYTHON-234

SystemError: bad argument to internal function

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    • Bug
    • Status: Open
    • Major
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • 3.2.10, 3.3.1
    • None
    • core
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    Description

      As raised in thread:

      http://www.modpython.org/pipermail/mod_python/2007-June/023795.html

      when req.read() is called, on rare occasions it can generate the error:

      05 18:33:49 2007] [error] [client 200.155.85.225] SystemError: Objects/stringobject.c:3515: bad argument to internal function,

      It is speculated that this is caused by an invalid value being supplied to _PyString_Resize() with code associated with req.read(). In particular, most likely being supplied a negative value for size.

      This issues possibly relates to problems with how mod_python makes use of content length and what request_rec says in respect of remaining amount of data as described in MODPYTHON-212.

      Further highlights how the code for req.read(), req.readline() and req.readlines() has to be completely revised and overhauled to simply read whatever is available rather than trusting content length.

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            grahamd Graham Phillip Dumpleton

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