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[REBOL] For an Optimum Binary Read? Re:(2)

From: tim::johnsons-web::com at: 14-Sep-2000 8:47

Thank you Andrew: [Al--Bri--xtra--co--nz] wrote:
> Tim wrote: > > This file could have over 100k offsets in it, so could be over 400k in > size. > > ... > > What then could be an optimum read size? > > Read the entire file into memory, and let the OS Virtual Memory determine > what's best. It can do a far better job than a person can do.
Since this will run on Linux mostly, I'm inclined to concurr. :)Tim