File IO question.

John Lenton jlenton at gmail.com
Thu Jul 15 19:55:49 CEST 2004


On Thu, 15 Jul 2004 10:12:42 -0700 (PDT), J Poirier <oo1z at yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
> I messed around with the mmap and file object stuff
> as well as the win32 extensions thinking that I could
> extract and compress the data that was being written
> to
> the trace file, by the application, in chuncks.
> 
> Although I was able to get it to work on a contrived
> setup, it didn't work when used with the real
> application.
> 
> Any hints on how to get something similar to the above
> to work or recommendations on alternate solutions
> would
> be *greatly* appreciated.

piping of the output through gzip or bzip2 is unavailable?

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