converting an array of chars to a string
gerhard.haering at gmx.de
Fri Jun 21 04:32:15 EDT 2002
* Derek Thomson <derek at wedgetail.com> [2002-06-21 08:22 +0000]:
> JB wrote:
> >How can I convert an array of chars to string?
> >The problem is this: I should like to perform 8 bit
> >calculations in a buffer. After this has been done, the
> >buffer has to ba written to a binary file (and file.write
> >takes strings instead of lists).
> Easy, just use the "join" function to concatenate a sequence of strings
> into a single string. For example:
> import string
> list = ['a', 'b', 'c', 'd']
> s = string.join(list, '')
> print s
Unless Python 1.5.2 compatibilty is a requirement, just use string
lst = ['a', 'b', 'c', 'd']
s = ''.join(lst)
It's also not a good idea to replace the builtin list function, thus I'm
using 'lst' here.
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