Remove x number of lines from beginning of file

Shane Hathaway shane at hathawaymix.org
Fri Oct 26 12:56:01 MDT 2007


Bryan Sant wrote:
> On 10/25/07, Steve <smorrey at gmail.com> wrote:
>> His numbers show a majority of time in the IO yes.  But there is still
>> time on the CPU, nicing it should cut that part down.  Maybe not
>> significantly, but hey it's worth a shot.
> 
> I'm not disagreeing with you, but I would just point out that nicing
> to a higher priority would only really help if his process is
> competing with other running processes.  This likely isn't the case
> (unless he's running Gentoo -- in which case every process will
> constantly compete with the 24x7 gcc process :-P)

Hmm, maybe we should work on the memory footprint of this sed
replacement as well, because it might have to compete with Bryan's 2 GB
Java "Hello world" programs. :-P

Shane




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