determine 32 or 64 bit architecture with python 2.2

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at
Wed Jun 20 07:12:15 CEST 2007

Kai Rosenthal schrieb:
> how can I determine the architecture (32 or 64bit) with python 2.2 on
> Windows or Unix (AIX, Solaris) OS, without the modul platform?

On Windows, the architecture is always 32-bit, as Python 2.2 does not
support Win64. On Unix, looking for sys.maxint is enough for AIX
and Solaris.


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