Old bug in longobject.c + fix

Pearu Peterson pearu at cens.ioc.ee
Mon Aug 19 08:43:40 CEST 2002


On 18 Aug 2002, Antti Louko wrote:

> Gerhard Häring <gerhard.haering at gmx.de> writes:
> 
> > * Paul Sheer <psheer at icon.co.za> [2002-08-18 22:05 +0200]:
> > > I think that its pretty damn obvious the "nature" of the bug
> > 
> > No. How long would it take you to describe what your patch is about? Two
> > minutes? How long would it take a Python developer to find out what your
> > patch tries to change and why? 10 minutes? 30 minutes?
> 
> Actually, it takes about ten seconds to guess what the bug is and one
> minute to be sure after you have checked a few things.

I am curious. What is this bug about? Can you just tell it so that one
does not need to rebuild the python to see the effect (if any?).

Pearu





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