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Re: map-file-lines

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: map-file-lines
Date: Mon, 02 Feb 2009 17:41:41 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

> I would like to add my voice in requesting "large file" capability in
> Emacs. I wanted it many times over the years, but always coped-out into
> some other editor for this.

> A common example is hex-editing a large binary file, or finding some
> text in some enourmous log-file.

I don't se how such a "line-at-a-time" or "chunk-at-a-time" processing
(i.e. stream processing) will enable Emacs to let you conveniently edit
a large binary file.


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