BYTE does not allow very large sizes

Bug #1847132 reported by Paul F. Dietz on 2019-10-07
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Bug Description

(byte 10953965743428183155 1)

==>

The value
  10953965743428183155
is not of type
  (MOD 4611686018427387841)
when binding SB-KERNEL::SIZE
   [Condition of type TYPE-ERROR]

Paul F. Dietz (paul-f-dietz) wrote :

And similarly for the position argument.

Stas Boukarev (stassats) wrote :

The requirement for such arguments won't probably come up in normal programs and supporting arbitrary integers would be a burden to optimize.

Changed in sbcl:
status: New → Won't Fix
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