gcolgate at gmail
Mar 15, 2012, 12:59 PM
Post #5 of 8
How about 'G'? (Giant, or perhaps gynormous, integer?)
Re: What letter should an UnsignedLongLong get
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Then I could also map 'g' to the signed version (same as L) for consistency.
On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 11:49 AM, Benjamin Peterson <benjamin [at] python>wrote:
> 2012/3/15 Gil Colgate <gcolgate [at] gmail>:
> > We use a lot of UnsignedLongLongs in our program (ids) and have been
> > in PyArg_ParseTuple with 'K', which does not do error checking.
> > I am planning to add a new type to our local build of python for parsing
> > Unsigned Long Longs (64 bit numbers) that errrors if the number has more
> > than the correct number of bits.
> > I am thinking to use the letter 'N' for this purpose, since l,k,K,U,u are
> > all taken.
> Unfortunately, the would conflict with Py_BuildValue's 'N'.