Source code for django_utils.queryset

import gc

[docs]def queryset_iterator(queryset, chunksize=1000, getfunc=getattr): ''''' Iterate over a Django Queryset ordered by the primary key This method loads a maximum of chunksize (default: 1000) rows in it's memory at the same time while django normally would load all rows in it's memory. Using the iterator() method only causes it to not preload all the classes. Note that the implementation of the iterator does not support ordered query sets. ''' pk = 0 try: '''In the case of an empty list, return''' last_pk = getfunc(queryset.order_by('-pk')[0], 'pk') except IndexError: return queryset = queryset.order_by('pk') while pk < last_pk: for row in queryset.filter(pk__gt=pk)[:chunksize]: pk = getfunc(row, 'pk') yield row gc.collect()