[BangPypers] CPython's 'bignum' Implementation

Amit Saha amitsaha.in at gmail.com
Fri May 15 13:39:20 CEST 2009

Hello all,

So, from my SO question:
, I learn that Python has 'bignum' for supporting Arbitrary Precision

Now, how does CPython implement bignum? From what I gather, there is
more than way of doing it- using a different radix (base),  an array
of numbers. One hint is given by
http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0237/. However, if any of you folks
know something concrete, I would appreciate it.

Thank You


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