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opening large files (few hundred meg)


From: Xah Lee
Subject: opening large files (few hundred meg)
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 09:35:48 -0800 (PST)
User-agent: G2/1.0

If i want to process a huge file (my weekly log file is about 0.5GB),
what can i do?

i tried to open and it says maximum buffer size exceeded.

• How can i increase the limit?

• is there a general solution to work with files (elisp) without
actually loading the whole file?

Thanks in advance.

  Xah
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∑ http://xahlee.org/

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