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An iterator over all lines of the given files.

An iterator over all lines of the given files. Like module fileinput in the standard library, but faster, and written in C. Unlike fileinput, input files are not completely read into memory; it can handle files of any size. In addition, a replacement for the standard fileinput.FileInput legacy class is provided. This package has no external dependencies. It has been tested in Python 2.6; support for Python 3.1 is still experimental.



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