[issue2587] PyString_FromStringAndSize() to be considered unsafe

Alexander Belopolsky report at bugs.python.org
Thu Apr 10 22:08:44 CEST 2008

Alexander Belopolsky <belopolsky at users.sourceforge.net> added the comment:

On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 3:48 PM, Guido van Rossum
<report at bugs.python.org> wrote:

Maybe as the first step we could get rid of the size sign abuse in
long integer objects.  I would suggest reserving a bit in the first
(or last) digit to carry the sign.

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