How to write temporary data to file?

Laszlo Nagy gandalf at
Tue Jan 9 10:39:59 CET 2007

Thomas Ploch írta:
> 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?
How about dbm/gdbm? Since urls are strings, you can store this dict in a 
database instance and actually use it from your program as it were a dict?


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