How to del item of a list in loop?

John Machin sjmachin at lexicon.net
Sun Jan 16 01:34:00 CET 2005


Fredrik Lundh wrote:
>
>     lst = [i for i in lst if i != 2]
>
> (if you have 2.4, try replacing [] with () and see what happens)

The result is a generator with a name ("lst") that's rather misleading
in the context. Achieving the same result as the list comprehension, by
doing lst = list(i for ... etc etc), appears to be slower.




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