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Issue 8351. Suppress large diffs in unittest.TestCase.assertSequenceEqual.

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File Lib/unittest/case.py

 )
 
 __unittest = True
-
+TRUNCATED_DIFF = '\n[diff truncated...]'
 
 class SkipTest(Exception):
     """
     failUnlessRaises = _deprecate(assertRaises)
     failIf = _deprecate(assertFalse)
 
-    def assertSequenceEqual(self, seq1, seq2, msg=None, seq_type=None):
+    def assertSequenceEqual(self, seq1, seq2, msg=None, seq_type=None,
+                            max_diff=80*8):
         """An equality assertion for ordered sequences (like lists and tuples).
 
         For the purposes of this function, a valid ordered sequence type is one
                     datatype should be enforced.
             msg: Optional message to use on failure instead of a list of
                     differences.
+            max_diff: Maximum size off the diff, larger diffs are not shown
         """
         if seq_type is not None:
             seq_type_name = seq_type.__name__
                 except (TypeError, IndexError, NotImplementedError):
                     differing += ('Unable to index element %d '
                                   'of second %s\n' % (len1, seq_type_name))
-        standardMsg = differing + '\n' + '\n'.join(
+        standardMsg = differing
+        diffMsg = '\n' + '\n'.join(
             difflib.ndiff(pprint.pformat(seq1).splitlines(),
                           pprint.pformat(seq2).splitlines()))
+        if max_diff is None or len(diffMsg) <= max_diff:
+            standardMsg += diffMsg
+        else:
+            standardMsg += diffMsg[:max_diff] + TRUNCATED_DIFF
         msg = self._formatMessage(msg, standardMsg)
         self.fail(msg)
 

File Lib/unittest/test/test_case.py

+import difflib
+import pprint
 import re
 import sys
 
         self.assertRaises(self.failureException, self.assertDictEqual, [], d)
         self.assertRaises(self.failureException, self.assertDictEqual, 1, 1)
 
+    def testAssertSequenceEqualMaxDiff(self):
+        seq1 = 'a' + 'x' * 80**2
+        seq2 = 'b' + 'x' * 80**2
+        diff = '\n'.join(difflib.ndiff(pprint.pformat(seq1).splitlines(),
+                                       pprint.pformat(seq2).splitlines()))
+        try:
+            self.assertSequenceEqual(seq1, seq2, max_diff=len(diff)/2)
+        except AssertionError as e:
+            msg = e.args[0]
+        self.assertTrue(len(msg) < len(diff))
+
+        try:
+            self.assertSequenceEqual(seq1, seq2, max_diff=len(diff)*2)
+        except AssertionError as e:
+            msg = e.args[0]
+        self.assertTrue(len(msg) > len(diff))
+
     def testAssertItemsEqual(self):
         a = object()
         self.assertItemsEqual([1, 2, 3], [3, 2, 1])