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Re: Comparing large files

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Feb 11, 2014 at 19:30 UTC ( #1074483=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Comparing large files

I have two large (10Mg plus)

10 Milligram files? Must be light words :)

Assuming you mean 10 million, and you have at least 2GB of ram, then:

Load the first file of words into a hash.

Read the second file line by line and check if the word is in the hash.

Don't forget to chomp the newlines.

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