How to make an empty generator?

Robert Kern robert.kern at
Fri Feb 19 07:16:30 CET 2010

On 2010-02-18 18:33 PM, Ben Finney wrote:
> Robert Kern<robert.kern at>  writes:
>> He doesn't want *any* empty generator. He wants an iterator that
>> executes some given side-effect-producing code then immediately raises
>> the StopIteration.
> Ah, hm. That's a rather perverse use case, but I'm sure the OP has their
> reasons.

Which he explained fairly clearly, I thought, in his original post.

Robert Kern

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