decoding floats

Nico Hartmann nico.hartmann at daimlerchrysler.com
Thu Nov 29 07:53:44 CET 2001


> > Hi there,
> >
> > I look for a way to decode and encode float values into byte arrays.
>
> >>> import array
> >>> a = array.array('f')
> >>> a.append(42.42)
> >>> a.tostring()
> '\x14\xae)B'
>
> Something like this?

Yes, that would do. I figured out using the stuct.pack from struct package
also works fine:

import struct
bytes = struct.pack("d", 34.34)

Regards,
 nico






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