Bug#909122: diffoscope: MemoryError when comparing big ISO images
marmarek at invisiblethingslab.com
Tue Sep 18 20:09:18 BST 2018
On Tue, Sep 18, 2018 at 09:00:11PM +0200, Marek Marczykowski-Górecki wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 18, 2018 at 06:39:28PM +0000, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> > Slurping the file to a string object is an antipattern. Instead of
> > using f.read() to create a 4.5GB string, it would be better to use
> > json.load(f) to read the file incrementally. That should raise an
> > exception rather quickly.
> That may be even better! Expect MR in a moment. Should I include some
> magic text in commit message to link it with this bug?
def load(fp, *, cls=None, object_hook=None, parse_float=None,
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