simple text filter

Batista, Facundo FBatista at
Wed Jun 11 22:49:27 CEST 2003

#- I need some help on a simple text filter. The problem I am having is
#- when the file comes to the end it stays in the while loop 
#- and does not
#- exit. I cannot figure this out. I would use a for loop with the
#- readlines() but my datasets can range from 5 to 80 MB of text data.
#- Here is the code I am using. Please help.

If you're using Python 2.3, you can do this:

f = file('yourfile.txt', 'r')
for junky in f:

If you want to terminate the for anytime, use 'break'.

.	Facundo

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