Clearing an array

Diez B. Roggisch deets at nospam.web.de
Wed Jul 29 17:32:36 CEST 2009


WilsonOfCanada wrote:

> Hellos,
> 
> I was wondering if there is any built-in function that clears the
> array.  I was also wondering if this works:
> 
> arrMoo = ['33', '342', .... '342']
> arrMoo = []

Most of the time, yes. Unless you have something like this, then it won't
work:


foo = [10]

bar = foo # an alias

foo = []

assert foo == bar

Then what you need to to is this:

foo[:] = []


Diez



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