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Spread a statement over various lines


On Wed, 18 Sep 2019 22:01:34 +0200
"Ralf M." <Ralf_M at t-online.de> wrote:

> Am 17.09.2019 um 20:59 schrieb Manfred Lotz:
> > I have a function like follows
> > 
> > def regex_from_filepat(fpat):
> >      rfpat = fpat.replace('.', '\\.') \
> >                        .replace('%', '.')  \
> >                        .replace('*', '.*')
> > 
> >      return '^' + rfpat + '$'
> > 
> > 
> > As I don't want to have the replace() functions in one line my
> > question is if it is ok to spread the statement over various lines
> > as shown above, or if there is a better way?
> > 
> > Thanks.
> >   
> 
> Not related to your question, but:
> You seem to try to convert a Windows wildcard pattern to a regex 
> pattern. 

No, I'm on Linux.

Shortly, after I had posted the question I discovered fnmatch() in the
standard library, and I changed my code accordingly.

Nevertheless, I was happy to have asked the question as the
following discussion was very interesting for me.

-- 
Manfred