cPickle.load() question

Dan Jones djones at shcorp.com
Sun Jun 8 19:20:17 CEST 2003

Irmen de Jong wrote:

> Dan Jones wrote:
>> Hello all!
>> I'm new to python and am trying to write a simple program to keep a 
>> list of my customers and generate pdf invoices for them (haven't 
>> gotten that far yet, any pdf module recommendations?). I have defined 
>> a customer class and a function to pickle them into a file. I'm just 
>> not sure how to go about reading the customer file back in. Is there 
>> a way to iterate over a pickled file and cPickle.load() each entry 
>> into a list?
> Just pickle the whole list instead of each customer object separately!
> Then the unpickling will return your whole list of customer objects :-)
> --Irmen
Thanks a lot, I didn't even think of doing it that way. :)

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