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Re^3: Reading multiple lines?

by Anonymous Monk
on Aug 19, 2010 at 21:11 UTC ( #856127=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re: Reading multiple lines?
in thread Reading multiple lines?

would it faster just lynux/unix command line? tail $fileName -n $start | head -n $length where $start =100 and $length =10000-100 So that no readin file and thus not much memory used. I used this to fetch block of lines within a file with more than 100 million lines. Average time to get results was ~ 1 minute.

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