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Re: Byte ranges of binary files

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Jul 27, 2013 at 15:01 UTC ( #1046654=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Byte ranges of binary files

Is this the correct...

$myRange  ne  $readSz?


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Re^2: Byte ranges of binary files
by PearlsOfWisdom (Initiate) on Jul 27, 2013 at 15:17 UTC
    The idea in my brain was that $myRange = the range of bytes required, and $readSz = the buffer size. But maybe that got lost in translation into Perl ?

      You could try something like:

      use constant READSIZE => ...; my $fh = ...; my $start = ...; my $end = ...; ## check $end < -s($fh)! seek $fh, $start, 0; while( ($_ = tell( $fh ) ) < $end ) { local $/ = \min( READSIZE, $end - $_ ); my $chunk = <$fh> or die $!; ## ... }

      With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
      Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
      "Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
      In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.

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