How to write temporary data to file?

Thomas Ploch Thomas.Ploch at gmx.net
Tue Jan 9 07:55:08 CET 2007


Ravi Teja schrieb:
> Thomas Ploch wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>>
>> I have a data structure that looks like this:
>>
>> d = {
>> 	'url1': {
>> 		'emails': ['a', 'b', 'c',...],
>> 		'matches': ['d', 'e', 'f',...]
>> 	},
>> 	'url2': {...
>> }
>>
>> This dictionary will get _very_ big, so I want to write it somehow to a
>> file after it has grown to a certain size.
>>
>> How would I achieve that?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Thomas
> 
> Pickle/cPickle are standard library modules that can persist data.
> But in this case, I would recommend ZODB/Durus.
> 
> (Your code example scares me. I hope you have benevolent purposes for
> that application.)
> 
> Ravi Teja.
> 

Thanks, but why is this code example scaring you?

Thomas



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