[Distutils] wordlength etc

Jeremy Hylton jeremy at alum.mit.edu
Mon Jun 30 20:52:15 EDT 2003


On Sun, 2003-06-29 at 14:14, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
> > So we assume struct units are 8 bits and then use calcsize("i")*8 as the
> > wordlength.
> 
> sizeofint = len(struct.pack('i',1))

Why not

sizeofint = struct.calcsize("i")

?

Jeremy





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