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RE: [SLE] editor for extremely large test file
  • From: "James D. Parra" <Jamesp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 10 May 2005 15:21:14 -0700
  • Message-id: <6ECFF4D740581548B53E31D8A866FFDE084851@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 2005-05-10 at 15:06 -0700, James D. Parra wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Anyone know of an editor that can open a 39 GB text file? I need to locate
> and copy out a large block of text from this file, about 8 million rows,
at
> roughly 200 MB of data.
>
>
>Is there any pattern to the text you need removed?

There is no specific pattern, but section I need will be used to build
something else. I tried using vi, but hangs forever, without opening up the
file.

Thanks,

James

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