Better way / regex to extract values form a dictionary

Thomas Jollans tjol at
Sun Jul 22 06:21:25 EDT 2018

On 21/07/18 14:39, Ganesh Pal wrote:
>> The dictionary is irrelevant to your question. It doesn't matter whether
>> the path came from a dict, a list, read directly from stdin, an
>> environment variable, extracted from a CSV file, or plucked directly from
>> outer space by the programmer. The process remains the same regardless of
>> where the path came from.
> Thanks I was ignorant about this  , your solution looks cool .  One last
> question , does it makes sense to check if the values are not none ( If I
> plan to use the value for next computation )

No, they won't end up being None. However, if there is no '_' in the
file name you'll get an exception.

>  if not all(filename, testcase):
>                raise ValueError("Error getting filename or testcase no")
> Regards,
> Ganesh

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