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From: Goswin von Brederlow <goswin-v-b@w...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: How to read different ints from a Bigarray?
Richard Jones <rich@annexia.org> writes:

> On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 10:50:31AM +0100, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>> but no
>> 
>> let unparse_foo (x, y) =
>>   bitmake { x : 16 : littleendian; y : 16 : littleendian } x y
>
> See:
>
> http://et.redhat.com/~rjones/bitstring/html/Bitstring.html#2_Constructingbitstrings
>
> I don't necessarily think bitstring is suitable here though because
> you still need to read your data into a string (or fake a string on
> the C heap as Olivier Andrieu mentioned).  I think in this case you'd
> be better off just writing this part of the code in C.
>
> Rich.

I still can reuse a lot of this. Esspecially the syntax extension
seems like a good idea. Maybe reduced to bytes instead of bits
though. I don't intend to use such fine grained structures to need bit
access.

MfG
        Goswin