ctypes and reading value under pointer passed as param of a callback

waldek waldemar.rymarkiewicz at gmail.com
Thu Jul 24 16:30:57 CEST 2008


I'm using C dll with py module and wanna read value (buffer of bytes)
returned in py callback as parameter passed to dll function.

def  mycallback(data, size):
    # how to read data buffer here ?
    return 0

cbfunc = CFUNCTYPE(c_int, POINTER(c_uint8), c_int)

mydll = cdll.somedll

Question: How to get bytes from the buffer passed to mycallback ???
Let's assume that the buffer consist of 4 bytes 4 bytes 8 bytes.

I tried unpack("ii8s", data[0]) and nothing. I tried different ctypes
passed to callback and nothing.

Any sugestions ?


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