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exiting a while loop


On 2020-05-22 7:49 a.m., John Yeadon via Python-list wrote:
> Am I unreasonable in expecting this code to exit when required?

Yes.

> # Add up the powers of 2 starting with 2**0 until 2 million is met.
> n = 1
> target = 2000000
> sum = 0
> 
> while True:
> ??? x = 2 ** (n - 1)
> ??? sum += x
> ??? print(n, sum)
> ??? if sum >= target:
> ??????? print("Target met.")
> ??????? exit
> ??? n += 1
> 
> print("\n", n, "terms are required.")

I think that you meant "break", not "exit".

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