"Martin DeMello" <martindemello / gmail.com> writes:

> I have a file that is a dump of a large array of 32-bit unsigned ints
> (bitvectors actually). All I need is to load this into memory and have
> fast, efficient access to the array members, and a few bitmasking
> operations - the array will never be written to, and ideally should
> not need to be bounds-checked. Should I be looking at something like
> mmap or narray to do this, or would I be better served by a custom C
> extension?

I think Ara has been hacking some package to use Narray on mmap'ed
files, which works fast and is persistent.  Search the archives.

> martin
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