converting data to hex

Geoff Gerrietts geoff at gerrietts.net
Fri Jan 31 01:21:33 CET 2003


Quoting Mark Harrison (mh at pixar.com):
> warning: newbie alert!
> 
> I've got an md5 digest and would like to print it as
> a hex value, but I can't get the individual hex value
> formatted.  Can someone loan me a clue?
> 
> import md5
> d = md5.new("foo")
> for x in d.digest():
>     print "a", ("%02x" % x)  ## how do I convert x to int???

def make_digest(myStr):

    template = '%02x' * 16

    value = tuple(map(ord,md5.new(myStr).digest()))

    return template % value



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