Questions tagged [file]

A block of arbitrary information, or resource for storing information, accessible by the string-based name or path. Files are available to computer programs and are usually based on some kind of persistent storage.

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Replace sequence of strings in binary file

I have searched for method to find and replace strings sequence in binary files without any luck. The main requirement was that method should not load all file in memory but rather use chunks. I am ...
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Parsing random phrases from a file

This essentially reads a specially-structured file from the scanner and then parses random phrases and prints them: ...
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Reading a binary file containing periodic samples

I have the following code for reading HTK feature files. The code below is working completely correct (verified it with unit tests and the output of the original HTK toolkit). ...
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Change HashSet to a set of strings found in a file

This function changes a HashSet in the root of the class called 'commands' to a set of strings found in a file at "plugins/UC/Commands.txt" (it's what was requested by the people using the plugin). ...
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Getting the length of a file in characters

Here's my function for getting the length of a file, in characters: ...
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Executing a program with a temporary directory and measuring the running time

I need a code review for best practices and code correctness of the following piece of code. run executes a program and validates in output. If the output is valid ...
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Extracting a set of numbers from a file

I do most of my programming in C/C++ and Perl, but I currently learning Fortran. I began by coding up a simple program, something that took me < 5 minutes in Perl (see this thread from BioStar). ...
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