Overflow error when printing long values

Michael Teo michaelteo at bigfoot.com
Fri Aug 31 08:01:57 CEST 2001


I am using Python 1.5.2.

On Thu, 30 Aug 2001 23:47:09 +0800, Steven D. Majewski <sdm7g at Virginia.EDU> wrote:
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>On Thu, 30 Aug 2001, Michael Teo wrote:
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>> I get an "OverflowError: long int too long to convert" when I tried to 
>> print "%d" % l
>> where l is a long Python value.
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>> I have tried using str(l) but that gives a trailing 'L'.
>> 
>> Any good suggestion on how to solve this problem will be greatly
>> appreciated. Thanks.
>> 
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>It works for me -- what version of Python are you using?
>-- Steve Majewski
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>Python 2.1.1 (#1, 07/20/01, 14:46:06) 
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>>>> big = long( 8.76e99 )         
>>>> big
>8759999999999999354471093662302337438821457945314428213916079963522740178689040274755268484706336768L
>>>> "%d" % big
>'8759999999999999354471093662302337438821457945314428213916079963522740178689040274755268484706336768'
>>>> 
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