[REBOL] Re: Large file compare
From: gabriele::colellachiara::com at: 8-Jun-2005 12:31
On Wednesday, June 8, 2005, 11:53:08 AM, you wrote:
TM> a: read %testfile1.txt
TM> b: read %testfile2.txt
Did you mean READ/LINES?
TM> inboth: intersect a b
TM> only_a: difference inboth a
TM> only_b: difference inboth b
TM> My question is, if there are better ways in rebol to achive the same with
TM> lesser memory consumption??
Yes - don't load the whole files in memory. :-)
Is the difference going to be big too? If so you may want to avoid
keeping it in memory too.
OTOH, if you have enough memory for the operation, doing it all in
memory is going to be much faster.
Gabriele Santilli <[g--santilli--tiscalinet--it]> -- REBOL Programmer
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