Author skrah
Recipients Devin Jeanpierre, mark.dickinson, skrah, vstinner
Date 2013-05-01.22:26:24
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Mark Dickinson <report@bugs.python.org> wrote:
> There's also some cleanup to be done with respect to semantics;  I think it's still the case that the various PyLong_FromXXX functions have different behaviours with respect to overflow, __int__, __index__ and the like.  If we just blindly map the old functions to the fixed-width versions we're going to end up changing those semantics on some platforms.

That could be a problem. It's tempting though, since we'd finally have
a uniform behavior for the PyLong_FromXXX functions (#12965).

> I'd be quite happy to see fixed-width conversion functions that *completely ignore* __int__ and __index__, and leave the magic stuff to general PyNumber_... functions.

Definitely.
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