Creating Long Lists

Tim Wintle tim.wintle at
Wed Feb 23 15:31:03 CET 2011

On Wed, 2011-02-23 at 13:57 +0000, Jorgen Grahn wrote:
> If that's the *only* such use, I'd experiment with writing them as
> sortable text to file, and run GNU sort (the Unix utility) on the file.
> It seems to have a clever file-backed sort algorithm.

+1 - and experiment with the different flags to sort (compression of
intermediate results, intermediate batch size, etc)


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