what is the easiest way to parse a file

Dave Kuhlman dkuhlman at rexx.com
Wed Sep 3 19:00:12 CEST 2003

tagarwal wrote:

> Is there a library in python which could be used for parsing file
> based upon various sections

Do you have a grammar for the input files?  Is so, look at the
parser generators for Python, for example Plex, PLY, and others.

You might find some help in "Python 201 -- (Slightly) Advanced
Python Topics", Section 5, "Parsing", which is at:



Dave Kuhlman
dkuhlman at rexx.com

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