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Re^4: Read Some lines in Tera byte file
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Perl has seek as a builtin. It's not gonna help solve the question you asked us, though.
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.
Compiling them myself
Merijn's HP-UX software
Whatever is shipped with my OS release
None, i use PerlScript
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