Interesting (?) problem

Paul Rubin no.email at nospam.invalid
Mon Jan 11 19:42:32 CET 2010


mk <mrkafk at gmail.com> writes:
> I have two lists of IP addresses:
>
> hostips = [ 'a', 'b', 'c', 'd', 'e' ]
>
> thread_results = [ 'd', 'b', 'c' ]
>
> I need to sort thread_results in the same order as hostips.

Assuming each address in hostips appears just once:

    from itertools import izip,count
    d = dict(izip(hostips, count()))
    sorted_results = sorted(thread_results, key=d.get)



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