[IronPython] memoryview / passing string data to a C functionwithout copying

Markus Schaber m.schaber at 3s-software.com
Wed Jun 1 08:01:11 CEST 2011


Hi, Peter,

> Von: users-bounces at lists.ironpython.com [mailto:users-
[...]
> 
>      Does anyone know how to pass the contents of a string to a C
function
> without copying it?

A non-pythonic suggestion:

Maybe you could use the .NET System.FileStream to read the data into a
byte array (or a .NET memory stream), and pass that one to the cFunc?

Or you wait for IronPython 3 which has better support for byte data.

Best regards

Markus Schaber

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