Hi,

In message "[ruby-talk:20254] File.readline(s)"
    on 01/08/24, Michael Husmann <michael.husmann / teleatlas.com> writes:

|I am reading a 55MB ASCII file  by using File.readline(s) which takes on
|my machine about 22s. The same runs in Python using readlines(0x2000) in
|about 9 seconds. Does anybody know whether there is a chance to speed
|things up in Ruby by reading chunks like in Python.

There must be some bottleneck left, probably due to my stupidity.
Could you show me your slow Ruby code, and fast Python code?

							matz.