Amaury Forgeot d'Arc avatar Amaury Forgeot d'Arc committed 4166945

issue 2045: Infinite recursion when printing a subclass of defaultdict,
if default_factory is set to a bound method.

Backport of r60663.

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   "expected KeyError")
+    def test_recursive_repr(self):
+        # Issue2045: stack overflow when default_factory is a bound method
+        class sub(defaultdict):
+            def __init__(self):
+                self.default_factory = self._factory
+            def _factory(self):
+                return []
+        d = sub()
+        self.assert_(repr(d).startswith(
+            "defaultdict(<bound method sub._factory of defaultdict(..."))
+        # NOTE: printing a subclass of a builtin type does not call its
+        # tp_print slot. So this part is essentially the same test as above.
+        tfn = tempfile.mktemp()
+        try:
+            f = open(tfn, "w+")
+            try:
+                print >>f, d
+            finally:
+                f.close()
+        finally:
+            os.remove(tfn)
 def test_main():
 Core and builtins
+- Issue #2045: Fix an infinite recursion triggered when printing a subclass of
+  collections.defaultdict, if its default_factory is set to a bound method.
 - Issue #1920: "while 0" statements were completely removed by the compiler,
   even in the presence of an "else" clause, which is supposed to be run when 
   the condition is false. Now the compiler correctly emits bytecode for the


 	if (dd->default_factory == NULL)
 		defrepr = PyString_FromString("None");
-		defrepr = PyObject_Repr(dd->default_factory);
+	{
+		int status = Py_ReprEnter(dd->default_factory);
+		if (status != 0) {
+			if (status < 0)
+				return NULL;
+			defrepr = PyString_FromString("...");
+		}
+		else
+			defrepr = PyObject_Repr(dd->default_factory);
+		Py_ReprLeave(dd->default_factory);
+	}
 	if (defrepr == NULL) {
 		return NULL;
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