[IronPython] Road to IronPython 2.7 (update)

Jeff Hardy jdhardy at gmail.com
Tue Feb 22 20:09:11 CET 2011

On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 11:55 AM, Tristan Zajonc <tristanz at gmail.com> wrote:
> It appears to be because int is a very large long.  This is probably the
> core issue:
> In IronPython:
>>>> a=143098242404177361603877621312831893704
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> OverflowError: Number overflow.
>>>> a=143098242404177361603877621312831893704L
>>>> a
> 143098242404177361603877621312831893704L

This works for me on .NET, so it's almost certainly a Mono bug. Can
you reproduce it in a C# program?

Doesn't mean we can't work around it, though, but I'd prefer not too.
I've bumped it to high priority; one way or another it'll get fixed
for 2.7.

- Jeff

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