[Chicago] Passing structure

Aaron Lav asl2 at pobox.com
Thu Feb 25 23:08:19 CET 2010


On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 06:20:34PM +0800, Goudar, Girish wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
>  
> 
> I want to pass a structure (which contains int, float, char etc) from a
> client program written in Python to a server program written in C
> (Operating system is DEOS). But the "socket.send" command in Python
> supports only String or Readonly buffer. I want to pass a structure.
> Could you please help me on this?  

You can use the struct module (http://docs.python.org/library/struct.html)
to serialize your structure to a string, and then send that.

     Aaron Lav (asl2 at pobox.com)


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