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Python HPACK library using nahpack

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nahpackpy is an HTTP/2 RFC 7541 HPACK library. It wraps the Rust nahpack library.


>>> from nahpackpy import Decoder
>>> decoder = Decoder()
>>> headers = decoder.decode_block(
>>> for header in headers:
Header(name=b':method', value=b'GET')
Header(name=b':scheme', value=b'http')
Header(name=b':path', value=b'/')
Header(name=b':authority', value=b'')
>>> from nahpackpy import Encoder
>>> encoder = Encoder()
>>> encoder.encode_block((
        (b':method', b'GET'),
        (b':scheme', b'http'),
        (b':path', b'/'),
        (b':authority', b''),


Installation from source requires the use of the Rust language for compilation of extensions. The “Nightly” channel of rust is required. Download a package from

You can then create a wheel, which will contain the compiled shared library, by running make. Or, run python install to install in your current environment.


nahpackpy is licensed under the Mozilla Public License, Version 2.0.

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