string to big int

Gerhard Häring gerhard.haering at gmx.de
Sat Aug 31 18:03:28 CEST 2002


* Axel Grune <NineOfSix at gmx.de> [2002-08-31 17:51 +0200]:
> Hi, Im wondering how to convert a string which contains a huge integer 
> ("10000000000007") to a real integer (type int). When I ask int() to 
> this it replies:
> 
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "C:\prime.py", line 43, in ?
>     main()
>   File "C:\prime.py", line 29, in main
>     no = int( argv)
> ValueError: int() literal too large: 10000000000007
> 
> any ideas?

1) Upgrade to a 64-bit box

    or

2) Use long() to create a Python long value.

Gerhard
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reduce(lambda x,y:x+y,map(lambda x:chr(ord(x)^42),tuple('zS^BED\nX_FOY\x0b')))




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