Writing huge Sets() to disk

Martin MOKREJŠ mmokrejs at ribosome.natur.cuni.cz
Mon Jan 10 11:33:13 EST 2005

Batista, Facundo wrote:
> [Martin MOKREJ?]
> #-   I have sets.Set() objects having up to 20E20 items,
> #- each is composed of up to 20 characters. Keeping
> Are you really sure??

Either I'll have to construct them all over again say
20-30 times, or I'll find a way to keep them on disk.

> #-   How can I write them efficiently to disk? To be more exact,
> I think that there's some mistake here.
> At least you'll need a disk of 34694 EXABYTES!!!

Hmm, you are right. So 20E15 then? I definitely need to be
in range 1-14. ;-)
Anyway they are large.

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