[Newbies] Efficiently writing to a file
bert at freudenbergs.de
Sun Apr 8 20:17:48 UTC 2007
On Apr 8, 2007, at 21:13 , Ian Oversby wrote:
> Is this a reasonable way of writing to a file? It seems to run a
> little slower than I would expect.
> | myFile |
> myFile := StandardFileStream fileNamed: 'c:/test.txt'
> Transcript show: (Time millisecondsToRun: [
> 1 to: 10000 do: [
> :x | myFile nextPutAll: ((x asString) , String crlf)
> ]]) asString , ' millseconds' ; cr.
> myFile close.
It is unbuffered. Write to an in-memory stream first and then put the
whole thing into the file.
- Bert -
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