[Tutor] Reading large bz2 Files

Lie Ryan lie.1296 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 19 21:42:28 CET 2010

On 02/19/10 23:42, Norman Rieß wrote:
> Hello,
> i am trying to read a large bz2 file with this code:
> source_file = bz2.BZ2File(file, "r")
> for line in source_file:
>     print line.strip()
> But after 4311 lines, it stoppes without a errormessage. The bz2 file is
> much bigger though.
> How can i read the whole file line by line?

Is the bz2 file an archive[1]?

[1] archive: contains more than one file

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