Help with generators outside of loops.

Robert Brewer fumanchu at
Wed Dec 8 00:53:40 CET 2004

Christopher J. Bottaro wrote:
> I have a generator that works like this:
> for row in obj.ExecSQLQuery(sql, args):
>         # process the row
> Now there are some querys that run where I know the result 
> will only be a
> single row.  Is there anyway to get that single row from the generator
> without having to use it in a for loop?  I want to do 
> something like this:
> row = obj.ExecSQLQuery(sql, args)[0]
> But I'm guessing that you can't index into a generator as if 
> it is a list.

row = obj.ExecSQLQuery(sql, args).next()

Robert Brewer
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