Old bug in longobject.c + fix

Jochen Küpper jochen at jochen-kuepper.de
Tue Aug 20 07:34:51 CEST 2002


On Mon, 19 Aug 2002 08:26:10 +0000 (UTC) Duncan Booth wrote:
 
Duncan> On many systems you can expect the C types unsigned short to
Duncan> be 16 bits, unsigned int 32 bits and unsigned long 32 bits.
Duncan> When this is the case, the cast has no detectable effect.
Duncan> Therefore on most systems the bug is completely undetectable.
 
But then there are systems around for ages where unsigned long is 64
bit... And python seems to run happily on them:))

Greetings,
Jochen
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