SPUG: Parsing Huge Files

Bill Warner billw at onedrous.org
Wed Nov 28 07:43:21 PST 2007

Why can't you skip to the end of the file?


mayank_a at students.iiit.ac.in wrote:
> Hi All,
> I need to parse often huge files of more than 3GB each, and take out
> chunks of data, with a certain delimiter spanning multiple lines.
> Mainly I am interested only starting and ending 1000 lines.
> Is there a faster execution hook, where I can get last 1000  lines of huge
> file, without skipping to the end of file.
> I am new to the list, so don't know, whether it's the right place to ask
> such question.
> Thanks and Regards
> Mayank
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