[Python-Dev] Changing ob_size to [s]size_t

Tim Peters tim.one@comcast.net
Fri, 07 Jun 2002 00:40:54 -0400

> While file.seek() and file.tell() are indeed fixed, I think MAL has a
> fear that some modules don't like getting a long from tell().  I fixed
> a bug of this kind in dumbdbm more than three years ago, when a long
> wasn't acceptable as a multiplier in string repetition.  Since then,
> longs aren't quite so poisonous as they once were, and I don't think
> this fear is rational any more.

Andrew K fixed a lot of these too, for some definition of "fixed" <wink>.