How to convert a "long in a string" to a "long"?

Sion Arrowsmith siona at chiark.greenend.org.uk
Fri Nov 18 18:32:59 CET 2005


Steven Bethard  <steven.bethard at gmail.com> wrote:
>ondekoza at gmail.com wrote:
>> s = long("0xffffffffL")
>> ValueError: invalid literal for long(): 0xffffffffL
> >>> int("0xffffffff", 0)
>4294967295L

So why does the base argument to int() (or long()) default to
10 and not 0?

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