64-bit Python?

Martin v. Löwis loewis at informatik.hu-berlin.de
Thu Jun 6 11:33:47 CEST 2002


"Fredrik Lundh" <fredrik at pythonware.com> writes:

> Python *integer* objects are limited to that size on platforms
> where a C long is 32 bits.

I believe there is another limit: the maximum length of a string,
list, or tuple is 2**31-1 on 64-bit platforms where a C int is 4
bytes. That, in particular, includes mmapped objects as well.

Regards,
Martin



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