Longint?!

Ivo Spam at ivonet.nl
Fri Jul 23 18:29:17 CEST 2004


I will try the struct...
Thanx

-- 
Cheerz,
Ivo.
http://IvoNet.nl


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"Larry Bates" <lbates at swamisoft.com> wrote in message
news:6P-dnZt_i7hbsJzcRVn-gQ at comcast.com...
> You must read it as binary and use struct.unpack() to convert
> to long integer.
>
> HTH,
> Larry Bates
> Syscon, Inc.
>
> "Ivo" <Spam at ivonet.nl> wrote in message
> news:41011836$0$769$3a628fcd at reader20.nntp.hccnet.nl...
> > Pythoneers,
> > I am trying to reed a long integer (4 byte value like in pascal) in
python
> > but i don't seem to succeed.
> >
> > It's from a binary file where from a certain offset in the file 4 bytes
> > (longint) tell how long a header is.
> >
> > because I  don't have to assign a type to a variable I don't know how to
> > ensure i get the longint type read from the file.
> >
> > Help very much appreciatend.
> >
> > -- 
> > Cheerz,
> > Ivo.
> > http://IvoNet.nl
> >
> >
> > ============================
> >
> >
>
>





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