Remove x number of lines from beginning of file
dave at thesmithfam.org
Thu Oct 25 16:42:32 MDT 2007
Jon Gale wrote:
> Is there a better way to do this that won't necessitate scanning the entire
> file just to remove the first x number of lines?
I imagine such an answer would be file system dependent. Theoretically,
a file system could accomplish this, but I don't think ext3 can. Such a
file system would need the ability to point *into* blocks rather than
just pointing at the start of each block.
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