Python equivilent of pack()?

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake at
Tue Aug 24 15:19:54 EDT 1999

Bit Nik writes:
 > My question is this: is there a functional equivilent to the Perl pack()
 > and unpack() functions in Python? Or even better, is there an easier way
 > to do what I want with Python? If not, how many people think this would be

  Take a look at the struct module; the pack() and unpack() functions
are exactly what you're looking for!
  (What names were you looking up in the index of the Library
Reference?  I'll add them to the index if they make sense to others.)


Fred L. Drake, Jr.	     <fdrake at>
Corporation for National Research Initiatives

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