[Python-Dev] x64 and the testsuite
"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Thu May 3 23:34:01 CEST 2007
> If that is the case, I have two suggestions:
> a) Propagate the Windows idiom of sizeof(size_t) != sizeof(long) by keeping
> some sys.maxsize for list length, indices, etc.
> b) Elevate int to 64 bits on windows too!
> B is probably a huge change. Not only change PyIntObject but probably create some Py_int and so on.
> Ok, b) is not a real suggestion, then.
Also, in Py3k, the int type will go away, along with this entire problem.
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