Python API Functions equivalent to ruby's rb_big2str() and rb_str2cstr()

John Machin sjmachin at
Tue May 12 12:03:33 EDT 2009

On May 12, 11:48 pm, Hrvoje Niksic <hnik... at> wrote:
> rahul <rahul03... at> writes:
> > Hi Christian,
> >   rb_big2str(Big-Integer, base) of ruby returns string


> > of big-Integer. now, i am able to find equivalent python API function
> > of rb_str2cstr() of ruby.
> That would be PyLong_FromString, for the sake of later searches.
> > so , please help me about rb_big2str(Big-Integer, base)


> equivalent of
> > Python API function which i can use in extended module in c.
> You can use PyObject_Str(long_object) to convert long to string.  No
> special function is needed.

ALL of your base are want to be convert by us -- not merely 10.

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