networkx.readwrite.gpickle.write_gpickle

write_gpickle(G, path, protocol=4)[source]

Write graph in Python pickle format.

Pickles are a serialized byte stream of a Python object 1. This format will preserve Python objects used as nodes or edges.

Parameters
  • G (graph) – A NetworkX graph

  • path (file or string) – File or filename to write. Filenames ending in .gz or .bz2 will be compressed.

  • protocol (integer) – Pickling protocol to use. Default value: pickle.HIGHEST_PROTOCOL.

Examples

>>> G = nx.path_graph(4)
>>> nx.write_gpickle(G, "test.gpickle")

References

1

https://docs.python.org/2/library/pickle.html