[Python-checkins] r79844 - python/trunk/Misc/NEWS

mark.dickinson python-checkins at python.org
Tue Apr 6 18:47:55 CEST 2010


Author: mark.dickinson
Date: Tue Apr  6 18:47:55 2010
New Revision: 79844

Log:
Misc/NEWS entry for r79843.

Modified:
   python/trunk/Misc/NEWS

Modified: python/trunk/Misc/NEWS
==============================================================================
--- python/trunk/Misc/NEWS	(original)
+++ python/trunk/Misc/NEWS	Tue Apr  6 18:47:55 2010
@@ -12,6 +12,10 @@
 Core and Builtins
 -----------------
 
+- Issue #8259: 1L << (2**31) no longer produces an 'outrageous shift error'
+  on 64-bit machines.  The shift count for either left or right shift is
+  permitted to be up to sys.maxsize.
+
 - Ensure that tokenization of identifiers is not affected by locale.
 
 - Issue #1222585: Added LDCXXSHARED for C++ support. Patch by Arfrever.


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