how to gunzip a string ?

Bill Loren lorenb2 at bezeqint.net
Thu Jul 31 11:19:24 CEST 2003


oh and another extremely_important question:
were the library+dummy_interface tested ?

thanks
~ B
----- Original Message -----
From: "Fredrik Lundh" <fredrik at pythonware.com>
To: <python-list at python.org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 30, 2003 7:47 PM
Subject: Re: how to gunzip a string ?


> Bill Loren wrote:
> > I guess I really need some sort of library that will do a gzip decoding
to a
> > compressed string.
> > assume that I have a gzipped_string_reply I got from an HTTP server,
> > It'd be superb to have a gunzip class that takes it and return its
decoded
> > equivalent.
> >
> > I managed to do it with the gzip library only after saving the string to
a
> > file and then opening and reading it
> > with gzip.open, but it's extremely ugly.
> >
> > any suggestions ?
>
> trying again:
>
>     http://effbot.org/zone/consumer-gzip.htm
>     (GzipConsumer module)
>
> interface code (based on john j. lee's posting):
>
>     from GzipConsumer import GzipConsumer
>
>     class stupid_gzip_consumer:
>         def __init__(self): self.data = []
>         def feed(self, data): self.data.append(data)
>
>     def gunzip(data):
>         c = stupid_gzip_consumer()
>         gzc = GzipConsumer(c)
>         gzc.feed(data)
>         gzc.close()
>         return "".join(c.data)
>
>     unzipped_data = gunzip(gzipped_data)
>
> </F>
>
>
>
>
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