[Python-Dev] Convert from unsigned long long to PyLong

Random832 random832 at fastmail.com
Fri Jul 22 12:23:37 EDT 2016

On Fri, Jul 22, 2016, at 11:50, Eric Snow wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 22, 2016 at 3:02 AM, Stefan Ring <stefanrin at gmail.com> wrote:
> > So to sum this up, you claim that PyLong_FromUnsignedLongLong can
> > somehow produce a number larger than the value range of a 64 bit
> > number (0x10000000000000180). I have a hard time believing this.
> Perhaps I misunderstood your meaning, but Python's integers (AKA
> "PyLong") can be bigger that a machine-native integer (e.g. 64 bits):

Yes, but you can't (or shouldn't be able to) get those values from a
conversion from a machine-native type such as

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