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Re: opening large files (few hundred meg)

From: Jason Rumney
Subject: Re: opening large files (few hundred meg)
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 13:50:37 -0800 (PST)
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On 28 Jan, 20:36, Andreas Röhler <> wrote:

> What about a large-text-mode: sed reads chunks of text
> in, one by one, letting Emacs forget the rest. Than
> only the line-no matters, sent to sed.

Such solutions have been proposed before, but the likely way that a
user will navigate through such a huge file is by searching, so just
paging parts of the file in and out is only part of the solution, it
must also offer searching to be useful.

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