Dirk Einecke wrote:
> Hi.
> 
> Well - thanks to all. Now I've several ways:
> 
> 1.
> value = open(path) {|f| f.read}
> 
> 2.
> file = File.open(path, File::RDONLY)
> value = file.read
> file.close

2b.

value = File.open(path) {|f| f.read}

> 3.
> value = File.readlines(path).to_s
> 
> 4.
> value = File.readlines(path).join
> 
> What is the fastes way (for Ruby) and what should I use?

1. and 2. should be the fastest!


Regards,

  Michael