On 16/01/06, Meino Christian Cramer <Meino.Cramer / gmx.de> wrote:
>  There is a file on my HD, which was written by a C program. The C
>  program wrotes the contents of an array of structures (each array
>  element was made from the same structure) to that file.
>
>  Since accessing that file looks like a very low level and
>  "procedure-based" thing to me I would be very interested how this job
>  can be done in a most ruby-like, objectoriented way.

If you're using Windows, make sure you open the file in binary mode:

  File.open(filename, "rb") ...

Otherwise, look up Array#unpack. There are examples of this in the
ImageInfo library that is on the RAA; I have a custom copy of it in
PDF::Writer.

-austin
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