[Tutor] How many loops does "break" jump out of?
alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Thu Feb 22 23:00:12 CET 2007
<etrade.griffiths at dsl.pipex.com> wrote
> Am trying to convert a C program with a GOTO in it
> to Python and was wondering how many loops a
> Python "break" jumps out of.
Just the immediately enclosing loop.
You can fake higher level breaks by setting
a global variable and immediately after the
exit from the inner loop check the value and
if necessary break again.
brk_level = 0 # 1= all levels, 0 = just one
brk_level = 1
if brk_level > 0: break
But its nearly always possibly to just restructure the
code to avoid the need for such tricks.
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