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Re^5: Read Some lines in Tera byte file

by ikegami (Pope)
on Oct 13, 2010 at 08:07 UTC ( #865038=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: Read Some lines in Tera byte file
in thread Read Some lines in Tera byte file

Perl has seek as a builtin. It's not gonna help solve the question you asked us, though.


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Re^6: Read Some lines in Tera byte file
by BrowserUk (Pope) on Oct 13, 2010 at 08:18 UTC

    It might if he's forgotten to mention that his records are fixed length.

      I suppose his lines could all be the same length, or he might have been using the term "line" loosely.

      bhaskar, are your lines/records all the same length? If so, your could calculate the position to which to seek using a simple multiplication.

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