ctypes & strings
gagsl-py2 at yahoo.com.ar
Sun Dec 28 03:44:29 CET 2008
En Sat, 27 Dec 2008 22:06:23 -0200, Aaron Brady <castironpi at gmail.com>
> On Dec 27, 2:03 pm, "Gabriel Genellina" <gagsl-... at yahoo.com.ar>
>> En Sat, 27 Dec 2008 10:54:32 -0200, Hendrik van Rooyen
>> <m... at microcorp.co.za> escribió:
>> > The c routine will actually break Python's normal string
>> > immmutability and give you back a changed ins.
>> Hmmm, I don't think posting a potentially harmful example is actually a
>> good idea...
> Hendrik is right, though. The ctypes module allows us to break string
> immutability within Python code.
Ok, it *can* be done, but it's far from being a recommended practice...
and I would never use such wizardry in production code.
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