Stewart Gordon smjg_1998 at
Fri Nov 17 05:32:32 PST 2006

Boris Shomodjvarac wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a array of ubyte-s and need to cast for example from 4-th element
> to 8-th element into int, anyone knows how to do that? 
> example:
> ubyte buffer[1024];
> listener.receiveFrom(buffer, address);
> writefln("Transaction ID: %s", cast(int)buffer[4 .. 8]);
> Thanks.

An array cannot be converted to an int.  An array of bytes can, however, 
be converted to an array of ints.

     (cast(int[]) cast(void[]) buffer[4..8]) [0]

If your data needs to be portable between big-endian and little-endian 
platforms, you'll need to be a bit more careful.


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