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Re: Patch of x88.strl for newer Pythons

On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 12:25:46PM +0200, Aaron Bingham wrote:
> I was reviewing some experimental local changes and realized that I'd
> missed some important patches for recent Python versions.  I've
> included both the patch and the patched files, since some people had
> trouble applying my original patch.  The patch is relative to the
> original Green release.
> Aaron
> On Thu, Apr 10, 2003 at 03:31:20PM +0200, abingham wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > The behavior of str(longnum) seems to have changed between Python 1.5
> > (for which Pyxi was written) and Python 2.1.  The result is that, with
> > newer Pythons, the least significant digit is clipped from each
> > component of the string representation of an Address.  Pyxi fails
> > attempting to open the first document, since it requests the document
> > at '.....', which is of course nonesense.
> > 
> > This patch fixes the problem for newer Pythons, while trying to be
> > backward compatible.  I have not tested this with Python 1.5, though,
> > so be warned.

Good stuff.  This should probably go on the Udanax website somewhere.
Mark, are you still maintaining the website or would you like me to do it?

mailto:xanni@xxxxxxxxxx                         Andrew Pam
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