Winter Madness - Passing Python objects as Strings
Hendrik van Rooyen
mail at microcorp.co.za
Sat Jun 6 07:26:09 EDT 2009
"Miles Kaufmann" <mi at umich.edu> wrote:
> On Jun 4, 2009, at 3:25 AM, Hendrik van Rooyen wrote:
> > A can is like a pickle, in that it is a string, but anything
> > can be canned.
> > Unlike a pickle, a can cannot leave the process, though,
> > unless the object it points to lives in shared memory.
> > If you have any interest, contact me and I will
> > send you the source.
> Sounds like di(), which can be written:
> import _ctypes
> di = _ctypes.PyObj_FromPtr
> def can(o): return str(id(o))
> def uncan(s): return di(int(s))
There is nothing new...
Normally it takes a long time before something is
In this case it looks like less than two years.
Thank you for the link
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