[Python-Dev] Why does read() return bytes instead of bytearray?

Dan Eloff dan.eloff at gmail.com
Wed Apr 15 05:05:43 CEST 2009

>No, the read() method did not change from the 2.x series. It returns a new object on each call.

I think you misunderstand me, but the readinto() method looks like a
perfectly reasonable solution, I didn't realize it existed, as it's
not in the library reference on file objects. Thanks for enlightening
me, I feel a little stupid now :)

Python 3, lookout, here I come!


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