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#!/usr/bin/env python2.7
# Copyright (c) 2014 Elias Ponvert
#
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# furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:
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# IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
# FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE
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# THE SOFTWARE.
from argparse import ArgumentParser
from csv import reader as csv_reader, writer as csv_writer
__author__ = "Elias Ponvert"
__copyright__ = "Copyright 2014, Elias Ponvert"
__version__ = 'v0.1.0'
__license__ = "MIT"
if __name__ == '__main__':
ap = ArgumentParser(description="Like paste, for CSVs and TSVs and what not")
ap.add_argument('--version', action='version', version='%(prog)s ' + __version__)
ap.add_argument('-d', '--delimiter', metavar='DELIM', default='\t',
help="use DELIM instead of TAB for field delimiter")
ap.add_argument('--output-delimiter', metavar='STRING', default=None,
help="use STRING as the output delimiter, the default is to use the input delimiter")
ap.add_argument('--skip-header', action='store_true', help="skip first row of input")
ap.add_argument('files', metavar='FILE', nargs='*', default=None, help="csv/tsv file input")
import sys
args = ap.parse_args(sys.argv[1:])
input_delim = args.delimiter
output_delim = args.output_delimiter if args.output_delimiter else input_delim
file_handles = [open(f, 'rU') for f in args.files]
csv_readers = [csv_reader(fh_in, delimiter=input_delim) for fh_in in file_handles]
if args.skip_header:
[reader.next() for reader in csv_readers]
csv_out = csv_writer(sys.stdout, delimiter=output_delim)
try:
while True:
csv_out.writerow(sum([reader.next() for reader in csv_readers], []))
except (StopIteration, IOError):
pass
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