[Tutor] Read-ahead for large fixed-width binary files?
alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Sat Nov 17 01:36:27 CET 2007
"Marc Tompkins" <marc.tompkins at gmail.com> wrote
> realized I can implement this myself, using 'read(bigsize)' -
> currently I'm using 'read(recordsize)'; I just need to add an extra
> loop around my record reads. Please disregard...
If you just want to navigate to a specific record then it might be
easier to use seek(), that will save you having to read all the
previous records into memory.
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