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Re^4: Read Some lines in Tera byte file

by ikegami (Pope)
on Oct 13, 2010 at 15:56 UTC ( #865110=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Read Some lines in Tera byte file
in thread Read Some lines in Tera byte file

Tie::File remembers the position of the lines it has encountered. Not problem if you want to read lines 100 to 200.

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Re^5: Read Some lines in Tera byte file
by BrowserUk (Pope) on Oct 13, 2010 at 16:24 UTC

    ...just be sure not to reference $#array or scalar @array, otherwise you have to wait for the whole file to have been shuffled through memory.

    Consuming 1.5GB of ram in the process on my 40e6 line, 3.6GB file. On a Terabyte size file?

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