fseek In Compressed Files

Ayushi Dalmia ayushidalmia2604 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 1 06:52:11 CET 2014


On Friday, January 31, 2014 12:16:59 AM UTC+5:30, Dave Angel wrote:
> Ayushi Dalmia <ayushidalmia2604 at gmail.com> Wrote in message:
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> > On Thursday, January 30, 2014 4:20:26 PM UTC+5:30, Ayushi Dalmia wrote:
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> >> Hello,
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> >> I need to randomly access a bzip2 or gzip file. How can I set the offset for a line and later retreive the line from the file using the offset. Pointers in this direction will help.
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> > We are not allowed to use databases! I need to do this without database.
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> Why do you reply to your own message?  Makes it hard for people to
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>  make sense of your post.
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> Have you any answers to earlier questions? How big is this file,
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>  what python version,  do you care about performance, code you've
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> DaveA

The size of this file will be 10 GB. The version of Python I am using is 2.7.2. Yes, performance is an important issue. 



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