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Re: Reading data from large ascii-file

From: Francesco Potortì
Subject: Re: Reading data from large ascii-file
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2011 14:09:43 +0200

>Does it take less time in total to read several small files than one big?

I do not think so.  But if need to read only part of the data, splitting
it may be useful.

>I have not been able to find an editor that can open the entire file and
>edit it.  Any tips on how I can split-up the file?

In principle I think that vi could open it, but editing it would be very
slow.  The 'split' program could be of some use (try 'man split').

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