On 3/17/06, Andreas Gohr <andi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > On Thu, 16 Mar 2006 14:10:40 +0100 > Yann <yann.hamon@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > > MMmmh. I don't think this is really possible in this function... The > > best we could do would be read only the lines we need for the > > dichotomic search, but that would be at least half of the file... > > Well I guess we could work with some binary access (I'm not sure it is > called this way - you know: get a chunk from the middle of the file and > get the timestamp, then from there access the middle of the part in the > right direction again... until you get the line you want)... Oh you mean the fseek() thing? True, it could work. I'll give it a try.