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Date: 2004-05-18 (17:13)
From: Christoph Bauer <c_bauer@i...>
Subject: [Caml-list] Limits for Bigarray.Array?.map_file

I have to do some work with really huge files
(>1GB). Bigarray.Array1.map_file works fine and very fast for small
and medium sized files, but virtual memory is limited.  (On windows
AFAIK 2GB). Is there a way to specify an offset to the given file
(e.g. with a seek command) to make several Bigarrays of one file?
What is a realistic limit of the size for such a Bigarray?  Are there
known differences between Unix/Windows?

A 64 bit processor is not a solution.

Thanks for any enlightenment,
Christoph Bauer

let () = let rec f a w i j = Printf.printf "%.20f\r" a; let a1 = a *. i /. j in
if w then f a1 false (i +. 2.0) j else f a1 true i (j +. 2.0) in f 2.0 false 2.0 1.0

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