[Python-Dev] new buffer in python2.7
"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Fri Oct 29 12:15:04 CEST 2010
> Actually I would like code like
> s = socket()
> header = struct.unpack("i", s)
> In other words, struct should interact with files/streams directly, instead of
> requiring me to first read a chunk who's size I manually have to determine
That is easy to achieve using the existing API:
def read_and_unpack(stream, format):
data = stream.read(struct.calcsize(format))
return struct.unpack(format, data)
> Otherwise, I'm +1 on your suggestion, avoiding copying is a good thing.
I believe my function also doesn't involve any unnecessary copies.
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