How to create a dict based on such a file?

Wang Coeus wangcoeus at gmail.com
Mon Feb 14 22:46:42 CET 2011


Dan Stromberg <drsalists at gmail.com> writes:

> On Sun, Feb 13, 2011 at 9:47 PM, Wang Coeus <wangcoeus at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I am new to python. Currently I encountered a problem, please help me to
>> solve this. Thanks in advance!
>> I have a file like below:
>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> block1
>> {
>>  key1=value1
>>  key2=value2
>>  key3=value3
>> }
>> block2
>> {
>>  key1=value4
>>  key2=value5
>>  key4=value6
>> }
>> ...
>> blockn
>> {
>>  key1=value7
>>  key2=value8
>>  keyn=valuen
>> }
>> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> Different block may have different keys and even same key in different
>> blocks may have different values.
>>
>> Now I want to get a function, which like this:
>> func(key)
>> and it will return a dictionary as below:
>> func(key1) = [block1:value1,block2:value4,...,blockn:value7]
>> and if one block has no "key1" parameter, it will not include in this
>> dict.
>>
>> Thanks a lot!
>
> pyparsing should be able to make pretty short work of exactly the
> format you want.
>
> FWIW, the creator of the many .ini format(s), Microsoft, no longer
> recommends using .ini files.

Really Thanks for all your kind help! I will try them. :)

-- 
Coeus
In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.
		-- Albert Einstein




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