Py_BuildValue format code for unsigned int ?

Mike C. Fletcher mcfletch at
Wed Feb 25 11:26:05 CET 2004

*PyLong_FromUnsignedLong to get a PyObject * to a Python long object, 
then use the N format to steal the reference you're creating with 

Helmut Jarausch wrote:

> Hi,
> is there a format code to return an unsigned int to Python via 
> Py_BuildValue? Just using code 'i' gives negative values for values 
> greater than 2**31.
> I've tried the code 'I' (with python 2.4 cvs) but that's not accepted.
> Many thanks for a hint,
> ---
> Helmut Jarausch
> RWTH-Aachen University
> Germany

  Mike C. Fletcher
  Designer, VR Plumber, Coder

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