Converting C++ array into Python
larry.bates at websafe.com
Wed Oct 12 21:07:27 CEST 2005
Yes, I'm normally calling .DLL function with a defined API and
memory layout. May not be optimal, when you don't have the
C code available and the data structure is part of the API it
works just fine.
Jorgen Grahn wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Oct 2005 11:13:52 -0500, Larry Bates <larry.bates at websafe.com> wrote:
>>Like others, without more information on what you have tried we are
>>just guessing. Many times I've used the struct.unpack() module to
>>unpack C "arrays" into python objects.
> In that case, it sounds like you make yourself depend on the memory layout
> of those C arrays -- generally a very bad thing to do.
>>Don't know if this will help,
>>but thought I'd pass it along. Post some code and we can help more.
> Yes. Or at least tell us what the /type/ of that array is.
> I assume it's 'Foo thearray', in which case you usually would return it as
> a Python list of whatever Python data structure you encode a Foo into --
> might be a tuple, or an integer, or a full-blown class of some kind, or ...
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