[Python-Dev] Extending struct.unpack to produce nested tuples

Greg Ewing greg at cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Sun Nov 23 18:56:41 EST 2003

> Use Case:  I have a program written in C that contains a bunch of
> aggregate data structures (arrays of structs, structs containing
> arrays, etc.) and I'm transmitting these structures over a socket
> connection to a Python program that then unpacks the data using the
> struct module.

An alternative would be to teach the C program to write
the data in pickle or marshal format... :-)

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