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Re: md5 checksum of a img file, or get the value of 100th byte


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: md5 checksum of a img file, or get the value of 100th byte
Date: Fri, 06 Jun 2008 23:07:11 +0300

> From: Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 06 Jun 2008 13:55:18 -0500
> 
> EZ> ??? insert-file-contents already can read only a portion of a file.
> EZ> See its doc string.
> 
> I know about that.  I'd like to be able to open a 1 GB file in Emacs and
> view just a piece at a time, in a sliding window.  I am not aware of
> functionality to do this

For viewing such a file, it should be easy to write some Lisp using
insert-file-contents to read a file one chunk at a time.  For editing,
I submit that there should be no reason to edit such large files.




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