[Tutor] OverflowError in lucky numbers script

Peter Otten __peter__ at web.de
Mon Jan 23 14:44:08 CET 2012

Shreesh bhat wrote:

> I tried optimizing everything all things you guys pointed out and still
> its orders of magnitude away from the expected result.
> The program should check the islucky condition between range of (1,10**18)
> numbers and iterate over that 10**5 times.
> This program slows down more than 16 secs at (1,10**8) and 1 time.
> Which approach should i follow?

Consult the person who gave you this task -- there is no way python can even 
count to 10**18 in 16 seconds.

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