[Python-Dev] strop vs. string

Aahz Maruch aahz@rahul.net
Mon, 4 Jun 2001 22:41:28 -0700 (PDT)

Tim Peters wrote:
> If you do pursue this, please please please boost the rf_length field!  An
> int is too small to hold real-life sizes anymore, and "large files" are
> becoming common even on 32-bit boxes.  Python needs to grow a wholly
> supported way to pass 8-byte ints around (and it looks like I'll be adding
> that to the struct module, possibly to the array module and marshal too).

Hey!  Are you discriminating against 128-bit ints?
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