[REBOL] Re: Performance of functions
From: arolls::bigpond::net::au at: 1-Mar-2001 14:38
> Anyone know the limits of read/binary and write/binary? I also,
> need to know the speed at which it imports and commits binary
> read and writes for example:
> data: read/binary %somedata.exe
> write/binary %myfile.exe data
> More specifically on the performance I'm looking for how many
> megabytes/sec it can write or read and also on the limit I'm
> looking for the largest file size in Megabytes they can handle.
You would have to test on your system.
If you use the /direct refinement, you can read and write a
file of any size. You provide the buffer with a size you like,
and read/write chunks of this size.