How to write temporary data to file?

Ravi Teja webraviteja at gmail.com
Tue Jan 9 07:41:47 CET 2007


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.




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