Reserving binary Buffer for struct.pack_into() of exact length

Emile van Sebille emile at
Fri Mar 19 21:33:00 CET 2010

On 3/19/2010 11:46 AM Hans Müller said...
> Hello,
> I need some buffers, which are beeing concatenated an then send via the
> socket() function.
> My problem is that create_string_buffer() creates a buffer which ist one
> byte too long (for a \0 char). But when I concatenate some of these
> buffers to a long one to be transfered, the extra byte is corrupting the
> resulting buffer.
> Of course I could slice the buffer before being concatended, but
> this looks ugly to me.
> Is there a way to create a writeable buffer object without the \0 byte ?
> Thanks a lot
> Hans

 >>> p = create_string_buffer(5)
 >>> p.raw='hello'
 >>> p.value

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