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Re: search a line in a file of 60,000 lines

by Gilimanjaro (Hermit)
on Aug 13, 2004 at 11:40 UTC ( #382617=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to search a line in a file of 60,000 lines

If speed is your main concern, you might consider using the shell-solution; use 'sort' to sort the unsorted file, then 'diff' to compare them...


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