split large file by string/regex

Martin Dieringer dieringe at zedat.fu-berlin.de
Tue Nov 23 17:22:23 CET 2004


"Denis S. Otkidach" <ods at strana.ru> writes:

> On Mon, 22 Nov 2004 20:48:16 +0100
> Martin Dieringer <dieringe at zedat.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
>
>> "Denis S. Otkidach" <ods at strana.ru> writes:
> [...]
>> > re module works fine with mmap-ed file, so no need to read it into
>> > memory.
>> >
>> 
>> thank you, this is the solution! 
>> Now I can mmap.find all locations and then read the chunks them via
>> file.seek and file.read
>
> mmap-ed files also support subscription and slicing.  I guess
> mmfile[start:stop] would more readable.

yes, even better :-)

m.



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