input record seperator (equivalent of "$|" of perl)
kdart at kdart.com
Sun Dec 19 22:51:29 CET 2004
les_ander at yahoo.com wrote:
> I know that i can do readline() from a file object.
> However, how can I read till a specific seperator?
> for exmple,
> if my files are
> I would like to read this file as a record.
> I can do this in perl by defining a record seperator;
> is there an equivalent in python?
I don't think so. But in the pyNMS package
(http://sourceforge/net/projects/pynms) there is a module called
"expect", and a class "Expect". With that you can wrap a file object and
use the Expect.read_until() method to do what you want.
Keith Dart <kdart at kdart.com>
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