in reply to Re^2: multicolumn extraction
in thread multicolumn extraction
Depending on these factors and the machine, the script might otherwise choke.
That's highly unlikely as the file is being handled line by line. And if there were a truly humongous line, your modification actually wouldn't be much better.
And you've introduced a potential bug by splitting a tab delimited file on whitespace instead of on tabs.
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Re^4: multicolumn extraction
by Kenosis (Priest) on Jun 03, 2012 at 17:15 UTC