Readline and record separator

A.T.Hofkamp hat at se-162.se.wtb.tue.nl
Tue Oct 30 13:45:12 CET 2007


On 2007-10-30, Johny <python at hope.cz> wrote:
> Is it possible to change record separator when using readline?
> As far as I know readline reads characters until found '\n' and it is
> the end of record for readline.
> My problem is that my record consits several '\n' and when I use
> readline it does NOT read the whole my record.
> So If I could change '\n' as  a record separator for readline, it
> would solve my problem.
> Any idea?

Read large enough blocks of data, then use block.find() (in the string module)
to find your delimiter, and split the block.

Albert




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