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Arcane arcane at deepfort.com
Mon Jun 21 15:17:43 CEST 2004


François Pinard wrote:

>[Patrick Stinson]
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>>if you had a hex string like '0x7c' how would you convert it to an
>>int? int(0x7c) works, but not int('0x7c')
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>This kind of question is better discussed on the `python' list than the
>`python-dev' list.
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>You may try int('0x7c', 16) if you know the base, or int(`0x7c', 0) if
>you do not.  The doc-string for `int' does not hint at using 0 as a base
>when it has to be guessed, maybe this is an oversight?  The Library
>Reference Manual says all about it, however! :-)
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int(eval('0x7c'))

Marc





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