[Python-ideas] Support parsing stream with `re`

Serhiy Storchaka storchaka at gmail.com
Sat Oct 6 04:21:48 EDT 2018

06.10.18 10:22, Ram Rachum пише:
> I'd like to use the re module to parse a long text file, 1GB in size. I 
> wish that the re module could parse a stream, so I wouldn't have to load 
> the whole thing into memory. I'd like to iterate over matches from the 
> stream without keeping the old matches and input in RAM.

How would you match 'a.*b' without loading the whole thing into memory?

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