[pypy-dev] help(1) OverflowError

Armin Rigo arigo at tunes.org
Fri Apr 1 11:48:59 CEST 2005


Hi Seo,

On Fri, Apr 01, 2005 at 03:56:34PM +0900, Sanghyeon Seo wrote:
>   File "/home/tinuviel/pypy/dist/lib-python-2.3.4/sre_compile.py",
> line 488 in compile
>         groupindex, indexgroup
> OverflowError: long int too large to convert to int

Actually, if you have a very fast machine, debugging with pdb in py.py works
fine.  It's related to Michael Chermside's module/_sre_pypy/ check-in.  The
bug is that _sre.compile() should accept as 3rd argument a list of unsigned
integers, but in the current implementation expects a list of signed integers
-- hence the OverflowError.

Help!  What is the proper way to unwrap an unsigned integer?


Armin



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