[Python-Dev] PEP: Adding data-type objects to Python

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Sat Oct 28 20:42:49 CEST 2006

Josiah Carlson wrote:

> I think that even on 64 bit platforms, using 'int' or 'long' generally
> means 32 bit.  In order to get 64 bit ints, one needs to use 'long long'.

real 64-bit platforms use the LP64 standard, where long and pointers are 
both 64 bits:



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