Andrew Dalke <adalke at mindspring.com> writes: > > It's just shifting the burden perhaps, but if you're on a Unix system > > you should be able to use tac(1) to reverse your file a bit faster: > > Huh. Hadn't heard of that one. It's not installed > on my OS X box. It's on my FreeBSD account as gtac. > Ah, but it is available on a Linux account. You can try tail(1).