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cannot convert int128 to type int64 #12170

pgkos opened this issue Sep 11, 2019 · 0 comments


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commented Sep 11, 2019

The following example fails to compile with a weird error:


proc foo(t: typedesc[int64]) = discard


Current Output

bug.nim(3, 5) Error: cannot convert 170141183460469231731687303715884105727 to type int64

Expected Output

Either: first type mismatch at position: 1
or successful compilation.

Additional information

$ nim -v
Nim Compiler Version 0.20.99 [Linux: amd64]
Compiled at 2019-09-08
Copyright (c) 2006-2019 by Andreas Rumpf

active boot switches: -d:release

The bug affects the yaml package, the following example fails to compile:

import yaml

var a = 0
echo dump(a)
Araq added a commit that referenced this issue Sep 11, 2019

@Araq Araq closed this in 8c81cdd Sep 11, 2019

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