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Re^4: Edit huge file

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Jun 19, 2013 at 01:14 UTC ( #1039702=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: Edit huge file
in thread Edit huge file

Hm. Say 1000 lines/100kB.

Its actually not too bad for files ~10x that iff you know

  1. how it works:

    An LRU cache of limited size:

  2. what not to do:

    Don't use @theArray in either a list or scalar context;

  3. configure it correctly:

    The memory and dw_size options can interact in interesting but unintuitive ways.

    Bigger is not always better, especially if the predominant operations are deletion or insertion of whole lines, rather than in-place modification of existing lines.

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