breaking a list into smaller lists

Maciej Dziardziel fiedzia at fiedzia.prv.pl
Thu Jun 17 02:10:48 CEST 2004


Bart Nessux wrote:

> Is there a way to turn this big list into 100 small lists (each
> containing 1000 files) with one simple line of code?
> 
> Thanks,
> Bart

big = range(87)

print  [ big[i*10:i*10+10] for i in xrange(len(big)/10+int((len(big) %
10)>0) ) ]

replace 10 with any value you need, but it is better not to keep all 100 000
filenames  in memory if it isn't necessary

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Maciej "Fiedzia" Dziardziel (fiedzia (at) fiedzia (dot) prv (dot) pl)
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