how to search multiple textfiles ? (Python is slow ?)

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Wed Oct 1 11:10:36 CEST 2008


In message <mailman.1697.1222718431.3487.python-list at python.org>, Stef
Mientki wrote:

> Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
>
>> In message <mailman.1566.1222464403.3487.python-list at python.org>, Stef
>> Mientki wrote:
>>
>>> I'm really amazed by the speed of Python !!
>>> It can only be beaten by findstr, which is only available on windows.
>>
>> Did you try find -exec grep -F?
>>   
> well my windows version doesn't understand that :

I assumed when you said "It can only be beaten by findstr, which is only
available on windows", that meant you had tried some non-Windows options,
before concluding that Windows "findstr" was the fastest.



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