does python could support sequence of short or int?

Richard Brodie R.Brodie at
Thu Mar 30 15:21:27 CEST 2006

"momobear" <wgwigw at> wrote in message 
news:1143722234.988260.201690 at

> then how can I convert it to a int list? I read about struct and array,
> I think they are not suitable, since I don't know how long will the
> buffer is. I know if I write a plugins modules in C should works, but
> that's really upset to tell to myself there is no way in Python.

I'm not sure why you think that the array and struct modules are

>>>import array
>>>buffer = 'iidfkljkkkkhfpa3'
>>>arr = array.array('h', buffer)
>>> print arr
array('h', [26985, 26212, 27755, 27498, 27499, 26731, 28774, 13153])

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