getml.database.sniff_csv(name: str, fnames: Union[str, List[str]], num_lines_sniffed: int = 1000, quotechar: str = '"', sep: str = ',', skip: int = 0, colnames: Optional[List[str]] = None, conn: Optional[Connection] = None) str[source]

Sniffs a list of CSV files.

name (str):

Name of the table in which the data is to be inserted.

fnames (List[str]):

The list of CSV file names to be read.

num_lines_sniffed (int, optional):

Number of lines analyzed by the sniffer.

quotechar (str, optional):

The character used to wrap strings. Default:

sep (str, optional):

The separator used for separating fields. Default:,

skip (int, optional):

Number of lines to skip at the beginning of each file (Default: 0).

colnames(List[str] or None, optional):

The first line of a CSV file usually contains the column names. When this is not the case, you need to explicitly pass them.

conn (Connection, optional):

The database connection to be used. If you don’t explicitly pass a connection, the engine will use the default connection.


str: Appropriate CREATE TABLE statement.