Long int to int

Paul Rubin phr-n2002a at nightsong.com
Mon Feb 11 08:32:05 EST 2002

Tim Howarth <tim at worthy.demon.co.uk> writes:
> > That's the result I get in Python 2.2.  I don't have 2.1 on this system.
> > 1.5.2 raises an exception when it tries to convert 0xFFFFFFFFL to hex.
> Stupid me, yes so it does - I think I might have tried using 8FFFFFFF
> for some reason !

Basically I think the int function should not barf if you give it a
string arg like FFFFFFFF with base 16.  Failing that, maybe there could
be some way of telling it not to barf, because you want an unsigned result.

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