Pythonic way of reading a textfile line by line without throwing an exception
larry.bates at websafe.com
Wed Aug 29 01:59:55 CEST 2007
Deivys Ramirez wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm a Python newbie but have experience programming PHP and C so i'm
> not really new to programming but new to Python.
> What's the "pythonic" way of reading a text file, line by line,
> without throwing an exception when there's nothing to be read?
> I've been trying to map my while(!eof(fp)) mindset to the file object
> Python gives me when I call open() but have had no good results.
> Deivys Ramirez
File objects are iterable so you you can just loop on them.
for line in fp:
# do something with line
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