[PD] manipulation of text files - grep - shell - coll

robcanning robcanning at eircom.net
Sat Jan 19 10:22:50 CET 2008

Frank Barknecht wrote:
> Hallo,
> robcanning hat gesagt: // robcanning wrote:
>> could anyone recommend a library for, or method of, manipulating lists 
>> of strings in textfile format?
>> i need to be able to grep, sort, file etc.
>> up until now i have been using [coll] but its not powerful enough for my 
>> needs.
> What about an objectclass written in Python or Lua? 
> Ciao
well my programming skills don't really extend far pass writing the odd 
bash script but yes, writing an objectclass would be ideal (you mean a 
pd objectclass?) any pointers on where to start with this using python?

i have been using [shell] to echo "$1">>"write this text to a file" but 
i am finding it very slow (between 20-30ms) to write one line - i am 
quite happy working with this method but am finding it way too slow - an 
tricks on how to speed up the shell? - seems strange that is so slow.


rob c

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