file writing question

diffuser78 at gmail.com diffuser78 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 27 19:00:12 CEST 2006


Thanks Bruno....This helps me.

Bruno Desthuilliers wrote:
> diffuser78 at gmail.com wrote:
> > Hi, I am a newbie so not very confident in file handling.
> >
> > I want to write to a file atrributes in this fashion
> > #NameOfComputer:MAC_Address:IP_Address
> >
> > ------computer_details.txt
> > begins-----------------------------------------
> > IG1:8f00142a123c:192.168.2.101
> > IG2:8f00142a124d:192.168.2.102
> > IG3:8f00142a124e:192.168.2.103
> > IG4:8f00142a124f:192.168.2.104
> > IG5:8f00142a124a:192.168.2.105
> > IG6:8f00142a124b:192.168.2.106
> > ------computer_details.txt
> > ends-------------------------------------------
> >
> > While writing this file I insert "\n" after every line so that details
> > of every new computer goes into next line for readibility.
> >
> >
> > After I have to read this file. While reading this file "\n" remains
> > which I dont want.
>
> Then strip it:
>
> for line in open('computer_details.txt'):
>    name, mac, ip = line.strip().split(':')
>    # ...
>
> > Is there a neat way of writing to a file and not having "\n" ?
>
> Yes : don't add the newline after every line. But note that this may
> make the file a bit more difficult to read and parse for both your
> program and you !-)
>
> Also, may I suggest that you read the doc for the CSV module ?
>
>
> --
> bruno desthuilliers
> python -c "print '@'.join(['.'.join([w[::-1] for w in p.split('.')]) for
> p in 'onurb at xiludom.gro'.split('@')])"




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