[Distutils] wordlength etc

Robin Becker robin at jessikat.fsnet.co.uk
Sun Jun 29 20:00:09 EDT 2003

In article <3EFF188F.3020607 at lemburg.com>, M.-A. Lemburg
<mal at lemburg.com> writes
>Robin Becker wrote:
>> Are there standard ways to determine things like wordlength etc in
>> distutils?
>> I suppose one can use sys.maxint, but I thought this might be a standard
>> kind of requirement now that we're slipping from 32 to 64 bits.
>I'd use the struct module for these things.
So we assume struct units are 8 bits and then use calcsize("i")*8 as the
Robin Becker

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