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blog:python_decompress_pack_magic [2014/10/24 11:09]
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 ====== Python decompress PACK_MAGIC ====== ====== Python decompress PACK_MAGIC ======
  
-A file compressed with pack format has magic bytes in octal \036\037 or in hex 0x1f1e+A file compressed with pack format has magic bytes in octal \036\037 or in hex 0x1e1f
  
 GZIP can decode this along with the pcat program. ​ For an exercise I converted the unpack.c module in gzip into its python equivalent. GZIP can decode this along with the pcat program. ​ For an exercise I converted the unpack.c module in gzip into its python equivalent.