Thread: Reading Large Files!!!

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    Reading Large Files!!!

    Hi,

    I have a small project that requires me to read a large tx file, it can be up to 20Mb's would C be a good language to do this in?. I will have to scan information from this file and the manipulate data obtained.

    What language has the best facilities to do this???

    Any sugestions would be great!

    Cheers

    Jon

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    I use WIN32 API and read file over 20Mb without problem. I use

    dFileSize=GetFileSize(hFile,NULL);

    Then allocate memory for the whole file. Use a pointer to move thru the file.

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