file opening and closing

hokieghal99 hokiegal99 at hotmail.com
Wed Dec 24 16:33:45 CET 2003


jpg = string.find(file(os.path.join(root,fname), 'rb').read(), 'JFIF')

Should this file be closed after reading? If so, how would one close it?
What's the downside to not closing it?





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