read large zip file

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at yahoo.com.ar
Tue Apr 8 06:44:38 CEST 2008


En Tue, 08 Apr 2008 00:10:01 -0300, John Nagle <nagle at animats.com>  
escribió:
> Gabriel Genellina wrote:
>> En Sun, 06 Apr 2008 19:20:31 -0300, Brian Blais <bblais at bryant.edu>
>> escribió:
>>
>>> I need to read a series of large zipfiles (which only contain one
>>> large text file), and I noticed that the zipfile module:
>>
>> Use the module from the 2.6 version; it appears to work fine even on
>> Python 2.4 (see this thread
>
>     It's easier than that:
>
> fd = gzip.open(filename, 'rb')
> for line in fd :							
>      processline(line)
>
> This works even in Python 2.4.   I use this routinely for processing big
> log files.

That works for gzipped files, but the OP said "zipfiles" which aren't the  
same thing. It might be a generic term too - we'll have to wait until he  
gives any feedback...

-- 
Gabriel Genellina




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