Comment 2 for bug 1644387

Samuel Merritt (torgomatic) wrote :

I agree that this would be nice to fix, but operators do have a workaround: install a newer Python 2.7. ("Newer Python 2.7": bet you didn't expect to see those words in a sentence in 2018.)

If we do go make our own, let's be sure and allow 32 or 64 bits for the device ID. We're using array('H') now, which is 16, but there are clusters where that limit is annoyingly small.