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[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.
Speed: You would have to test on your system. Size: 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. Anton.