A fix for OverflowError in 64bits platforms

Manuel Vazquez Acosta mva.led at gmail.com
Fri Jul 4 17:53:43 CEST 2008

Terry Reedy wrote:
> Manuel Vazquez Acosta wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm debugging a Plone site in an AMD64 laptop. When I first tried to run
>> Zope, I got this exception:
> In general, versions numbers for both Python and the app are helpful.

Python 2.4.5, Plone 2.5.5, Zope 2.9.8final

>> OverflowError: signed integer is greater than maximum
>> In the archives I encounter no solutions.
> Archives: Python? Zope? Plone?

The three of them ;)

>> This is what I could find, so I share with you all:
> I hope you have/will report this to the appropriate place.

Well, not sure where to report to. According to your last comment, is an
Archetypes' bug, isn't it? So it's best to report it there.

>> I think the docstring should be appended with a "Note: On 64bits
>> platform this raises an OverflowError blah blah..."
> Better to fix it ;-)


Best regards,

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