struct: type registration?
Serge.Orlov at gmail.com
Thu Jun 1 20:18:46 CEST 2006
Giovanni Bajo wrote:
> John Machin wrote:
> > I am an idiot, so please be gentle with me: I don't understand why you
> > are using struct.pack at all:
> Because I want to be able to parse largest chunks of binary datas with custom
> formatting. Did you miss the whole point of my message:
> struct.unpack("3liiSiiShh", data)
Did you want to write struct.unpack("Sheesh", data) ? Seriously, the
main problem of struct is that it uses ad-hoc abbreviations for
relatively rarely used functions calls and that makes it hard to
If you want to parse binary data use pyconstruct
 Relatively to regular expression and string formatting calls.
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