piping into a python script

Donn Ingle donn.ingle at gmail.com
Fri Jan 25 15:42:21 CET 2008

Nick Craig-Wood wrote:

> This iterates over the lines of all files listed in sys.argv[1:],
> defaulting to sys.stdin if the list is empty. If a filename is '-', it
> is also replaced by sys.stdin. To specify an alternative list of
> filenames, pass it as the first argument to input(). A single file
> name is also allowed.
Yeah it has been discussed. It seems the one problem with it is that it
opens each file. I only want the filenames.

Anyway, this has more-or-less been solved now.


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