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using struct.pack

using struct.pack

using struct.pack

I can't seem to get what I think should happen using struct with floating point format.  Say I want to pack 0.5:


>>> import struct
>>> struct.pack('f',.5)

I would expect 4 bytes and the first one at least ought to be non-zero.  Is this a problem with struct or with me?

Bob Rashkin

RE: using struct.pack


According to Perl's pack :

Quote (man perlfunc | pack):

f   A single-precision float in the native format.
I would say, floating point values textual aspect not needs to be human readable. Which means, I consider that correct.

If the problem is with the struct module, then an identical problem is in Perl too...


RE: using struct.pack

Maybe not human readable, but surely not all zeros, right?

Bob Rashkin

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