[Purdue-pm] SOLVED -- Re: XML + Perl

Dave Jacoby jacoby at purdue.edu
Wed Feb 15 09:54:00 PST 2012

On 2/15/2012 12:17 PM, Bradley Andersen wrote:
> The problem is, there are supposed to be 179 nodes of interest over 16
> million+ lines, so I was not able to easily determine the structure,
> as editors seemed to die trying to read it.
> I sat down this morning and split the file into 160 parts (files) of
> size ~ 100,000 lines, looked at the first and last parts (files 1 and
> 160), and I think I have the structure now.  I'll run some random
> sample of the other chunks to verify.  But I think it is easily solved
> now without XML parsers.
> Just FYI in case anyone is interested:)

Good for you. Divide and conquer is always a good debugging principle.

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