Calling a C program from a Python Script
bradtilley at gmail.com
Thu Dec 9 20:03:42 CET 2004
Steven Bethard wrote:
>>> for root, files, dirs in os.walk(path)
>>> for f in files:
>>> x = file(f, 'rb')
>>> data = x.read()
> Remember that CPython is implemented in C, and so all the builtin types
> (including file) basically execute C code directly. My experience with
> Python file objects is that they are quite fast when you're doing simple
> things like the example above.
I'm dealing with a terabyte of files. Perhaps I should have mentioned that.
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