[Numpy-discussion] searching binary data

Neal Becker ndbecker2@gmail....
Wed Sep 22 09:25:41 CDT 2010


David Cournapeau wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 11:10 PM, Neal Becker <ndbecker2@gmail.com> wrote:
>> A colleague of mine posed the following problem.  He wants to search
>> large files of binary data for sequences.
>>
> 
> Is there a reason why you cannot use one of the classic string search
> algorithms applied to the bytestream ?
> 

What would you suggest?  Keep in mind the file is to big to fit into memory 
all at once.



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