[Twisted-Python] Re: [Twisted-commits] CVS: Twisted/twisted/python otp.py,NONE,1.1

Itamar Shtull-Trauring lists at itamarst.org
Thu Sep 6 05:36:27 EDT 2001

Moshe Zadka wrote:

> Was there a good reason you reimplemented the struct module in Python?

Yes, struct can't deal with arbitarily long integers:

 >>> struct.pack("L", 299999999999999999999999999999999999999999l)
Traceback (most recent call last):
   File "<console>", line 1, in ?
OverflowError: long int too long to convert

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