literal hex value to bin file.

Paul Rubin http
Fri Oct 8 07:07:51 CEST 2004


yaipa at yahoo.com (yaipa h.) writes:
> I seemed to have worked it out.  The bit of code below will write
> the actual hex string literal to a binary file as is.  What I kept
> getting was the hexascii representation of the hex string, so that
> '9' would write to file as 0x39 and 'a' would write to the file as
> 0x61. What I wanted was '9' to write to the file as 0x09 and '7f' to
> write out as 0x7f.

Oh I see.  Normally you'd use the chr function:
  i = int('7f', 16) 
  fh.write (chr(i))



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