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

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Mon Sep 29 11:15:09 CEST 2008

In message <mailman.1566.1222464403.3487.python-list at>, Stef
Mientki wrote:

> - Pyscripter 110 sec ( PyScripter is the default IDE I use now)
> - Delphi  20 .. 35 sec
> - Findstr  4 sec

What order did you try try them in? Did you try each one more than once, in
different orders? Just to rule out filesystem caching effects.

> 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?

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