getting an inputStream on a file
Erik Max Francis
max at alcyone.com
Mon Aug 19 07:37:11 CEST 2002
> It works fine if the method is FromXmlStream(sys.stdin), but I wanted
> to use
> a file, and I wondered if it was possible to get a stream (like an
> InputStream in Java) on a file in order to satisfy the method.
> Perhaps this
> is a Java idiom that doesn't translate well into Python. The
> signature of
> the method I wanted to use was
> FromXmlStream(stream, ownerDocument=None, validate=0, keepAllWs=0,
> catName=None, saxHandlerClass=<class
> at 0x00995690>, parser=None), so i thought there might be a way other
> than stdin redirection to get use that method on a file.
By "stream," they really just mean a "file object," of which sys.stdin
is an example. You're passing in a filename, which isn't the same
thing. Instead, all you need to do is create a file with it:
for older versions of Python.
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