Re: Should 32-bit apps work with a 64-bit kernel?
On 02/09/2009 12:28 AM, Martin Langhoff wrote:
On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 2:19 PM, Ben Hutchings <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
If jed can deal with files that large, sure. But if it expects to be
able to load the entire file into memory - as most text editors do -
stat() will be only the first of its problems.
Old vi was able to work with files larger than available RAM. I wonder
if any modern text editor today can still handle that.
I've got a 23GB text file that vim 7.2.079-1 just won't "see".
more(1) processes it, file(1) processes it, but vim displays an
empty screen with "[New File]" at the bottom.
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
Supporting World Peace Through Nuclear Pacification