Author pitrou
Recipients Arfrever, PaulMcMillan, alex, barry, benjamin.peterson, christian.heimes, dmalcolm, georg.brandl, gvanrossum, pitrou, terry.reedy, vstinner
Date 2012-01-04.01:58:03
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> > r = array.array('l', os.urandom(2**size_exponent))
> > len_r = len(r)
> 
> r size should not depend on the size of a long. You should write something like:
> 
> sizeof_long = ctypes.sizeof(ctypes.c_long)
> r_bits = 8
> r = array.array('l', os.urandom((2**r_bits) * sizeof_long))
> r_mask = 2**r_bits-1

The final code will be in C and will use neither ctypes nor array.array.
Arguing about this looks quite pointless IMO.
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2012-01-04 01:58:04pitrousetrecipients: + pitrou, gvanrossum, barry, georg.brandl, terry.reedy, vstinner, christian.heimes, benjamin.peterson, Arfrever, alex, dmalcolm, PaulMcMillan
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