sys.stdin.read question

Caleb Hattingh caleb1 at telkomsa.net
Wed Dec 8 05:36:56 CET 2004


Hi

You are probably typing this within IDLE.  Try it after starting python in  
a shell like DOS or Bash.  Should work then (works for me, and I also get  
the AttributeError in IDLE.

Thanks
Caleb

On Tue, 07 Dec 2004 21:15:51 GMT, It's me <itsme at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Why do I get an "AttributeError: read" message when I do:
>
>     import sys
>     r=sys.stdin.read()
>
> ??
>
> I've tried:
>
>     r=sys.stdin.read(80)
>     r=sys.stdin.read(1)
>
> same error message.
>
> I couldn't find any reference to this function in my Python book (they  
> have
> the stdout but not in).
>
> Some sample code I saw uses this function in the same manner I am and so  
> I
> am assuming this is the correct syntax?
>
> Or is this a bug in Python 2.4?
>
> --
> It's me
>
>




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