[Python-Dev] Fwd: [Python-checkins] r51236 - in python/trunk: Doc/api/abstract.tex Include/abstract.h Include/object.h Lib/test/test_index.py Misc/NEWS Modules/arraymodule.c Modules/mmapmodule.c Modules/operator.c Objects/abstract.c Objects/class
Travis E. Oliphant
oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Sun Aug 13 02:05:21 CEST 2006
Tim Peters wrote:
> [Travis E. Oliphant]
>> Right now throughout the Python code it is assumed that
>> sizeof(Py_ssize_t) <= sizeof(long).
> If you find any code like that, it's a bug. Win64 is a platform where
> it's false.
Sorry for my confusion. I meant to say that it is assumed that
sizeof(long) <= sizeof(Py_ssize_t)
because the assumption is that a Python Int (stored as long) will
*always* fit into into a Py_ssize_t.
I think this is true on all platforms.
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