[Python-Dev] Re: [Python-checkins] CVS: python/dist/src/Include pyport.h,2.20,2.21

Gregor Hoffleit gregor@hoffleit.de
Sat, 4 Nov 2000 00:14:15 +0100

FYI: This misdefinition with LONG_BIT was due to a bug in glibc's limits.h. It
has been fixed in glibc 2.96.


On Wed, Oct 04, 2000 at 06:42:32PM -0700, Tim Peters wrote:
> Update of /cvsroot/python/python/dist/src/Include
> In directory slayer.i.sourceforge.net:/tmp/cvs-serv5758/python/dist/src/Include
> Modified Files:
> 	pyport.h 
> Log Message:
> Move LONG_BIT from intobject.c to pyport.h.  #error if it's already been
> #define'd to an unreasonable value (several recent gcc systems have
> misdefined it, causing bogus overflows in integer multiplication).  Nuke
> CHAR_BIT entirely.