'open' is not defined
dieter at handshake.de
Fri Jul 31 08:22:46 CEST 2015
<ltc.hotspot at gmail.com> writes:
> Why is open not defined in the following code:NameError: name 'open' is not defined
> Code reads as follows:
> fname = raw_input("Enter file name: ")
> if len(fname) < 1 : fname = "mbox-short.txt"
> fh = open(fname)
> count = 0
> for line in fh:
> if not line.startswith('From'): continue
> line2 = line.strip()
> line3 = line2.split()
> line4 = line3
> print line4
> count = count + 1
> print "There were", count, "lines in the file with From as the first word"
You might execute the code above in a "restricted execution environment"
(one where "__builtins__" is not the typical "__builtin__" module --
that's how "open" (and other builtins) is found).
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