Need help with an array problem.
sjmachin at lexicon.net
Tue Oct 3 03:41:10 CEST 2006
> Robert Kern wrote:
> > jakobsg at gmail.com wrote:
> > > To your question on casting long to short. This is how:
> > > a=1234L # long
> > > b=int(a) # int (short)
> > No, a Python int is a C long. A Python long is an arbitrary-precision number and
> > does not correspond to any C type.
> > --
> So there is no short(number) casting?
It depends on what you think you mean by "short(number) casting". I
thought I'd answered your original question -- if
short = long & 0xffff
doesn't do what you want to do, please give examples of what "long"
means to you, and what you expect the result of "short(number) casting"
each example to be.
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