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Re: [SLUG] Tuesday afternoon shell command optimisation party!


Andrew Bennetts wrote:

If you want to avoid reading the whole file into memory:

python -Sc "import sys; print sum(l.count(',') for l in sys.stdin)" < input.txt

Yes. That's much better. Slurping the input into memory doesn't
scale well.

And they said TIMTOWTDI applied only to perl.

cheers
rickw


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