inet_addr() in Python

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Mon Jul 23 22:14:56 CEST 2007


brad wrote:
> Does Python have an equivalent to C's inet_addr()?
> 
socket.inet_aton() produces a four-byte string you can pass as a struct 
in_addr, if that's what you are looking for. If you want a number then 
use the struct module to manipulate it further.

 >>> s.inet_aton('127.0.0.1')
'\x7f\x00\x00\x01'

regards
  Steve
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