2.3 -> 2.4: long int too large to convert to int
tjreedy at udel.edu
Fri Sep 16 00:39:42 CEST 2005
"Grant Edwards" <grante at visi.com> wrote in message
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>I give up, how do I make this not fail under 2.4?
> I get an OverflowError: long int too large to convert to int
> ioctl() is expecting a 32-bit integer value, and 0xc0047a80 has
> the high-order bit set. I'm assuming Python thinks it's a
> signed value. How do I tell Python that 0xc0047a80 is an
> unsigned 32-bit value?
In 2.3 and before, you get this:
In 2.4, positive hex literals are treated as positive numbers, and that is
your problem: your literal is greater than the largest int and hence gets
stored as long int. I would try -1073448320 as the arg.
Terry J. Reedy
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