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[REBOL] Re: Sort by first part of line

From: al:bri:xtra at: 7-Sep-2002 23:29

With Carl's script: data1: %test.txt data2: %Sorted.txt t: now/time/precise file-index: copy [] file: open/lines data1 forall file [ append file-index reduce [copy/part file/1 4 index? file] ] close file sort/skip file-index 2 file: open/lines data1 foreach [code line] file-index [ write/append/lines data2 file/:line ] close file print now/time/precise - t halt I get this: 0:00:10.125 proving Carl's right:
> I expect it's slower than loading the whole file into memory, but might be
better for super-huge files... Andrew Martin ICQ: 26227169