Kaitai Struct declarative parser generator for binary data: runtime library for Python
This library implements Kaitai Struct API for Python.
Kaitai Struct is a declarative language used for describe various binary data structures, laid out in files or in memory: i.e. binary file formats, network stream packet formats, etc.
It is similar to Python’s Construct 2.9 but it is language-agnostic. The format description is done in YAML-based .ksy format, which then can be compiled into a wide range of target languages.
If you want to use Kaitai Struct runtime in your project and you use
requirements.txt to manage your dependencies, just add the following
line to it:
and then run
pip install -r requirements.txt to update all your
You can use
pip install kaitaistruct
to install the package manually using
pip Python package manager.
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