On Friday 02 August 2002 11:51 am, Maur?cio wrote:
>     Just to report, I have a similar problem: on my system (Ruby
> 1.66, pragmatic programmers ruby install for Windows), openning a
> 4Mb file takes between half a minute and 40 seconds using File.read
> (not File.readline).

This is a file on your local disk?

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