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Re: Perl's poor disk IO performance

by kikuchiyo (Monk)
on Apr 30, 2010 at 14:26 UTC ( #837785=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Perl's poor disk IO performance

You could try slurping the file in one go instead of reading them in 4 byte increments.
In my experience this can speed up processing.
Unless, of course, your .gds files are so big that they don't fit in memory.

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