[Python-Dev] CHUNKSIZE

Michael Gilfix mgilfix@eecs.tufts.edu
Sat, 27 Apr 2002 16:37:45 -0400

  Yeah, you're probably right. Hopefully someone knowledgeable on the
subject will enlighten us. It does beg the question though:  Why isn't
readline mmap'd? Would that be more efficient?

           -- Mike

On Sat, Apr 27 @ 13:34, Paul Prescod wrote:
> I think you're wrong because a) block sizes vary too much across file
> system types and OS types, b) the effects of hardware and OS caching and
> pre-fetching would greatly obscure the actual block size.
>  Paul Prescod
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