[issue1152248] Enhance file.readlines by making line separator selectable

Ralph Corderoy report at bugs.python.org
Thu Jul 1 12:05:05 CEST 2010

Ralph Corderoy <ralph-pythonbugs at inputplus.co.uk> added the comment:

Google has led me here because I'm trying to see how to process find(1)'s -print0 output with Python.  Perl's -0 option and $/ variable makes this trivial.

    find -name '*.orig' -print0 | perl -n0e unlink

awk(1) has its RS, record separator, variable too.  There's a clear need, and it should also be possible to modify or re-open sys.stdin to change the existing separator.

nosy: +ralph.corderoy

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