[erlang-questions] Read and delete file
Sat Dec 12 11:18:50 CET 2009
The file is huge so I cannot take and keep it in memory.
> Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2009 15:44:52 +0100
> Subject: Re: [erlang-questions] Read and delete file
> The simplest way, if you can have the whole file in memory, would be to
> read all lines, handle a single line and then write all the remaining
> lines out to the file. Then repeat.
> Use file:read_file/1 (split the line from the binary) and
> On Fri, 2009-12-11 at 08:50 -0500, maruthavanan s wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I am opening a file using file and I read the file line by line using io:get_line.
> > But after reading this line I need to delete the read line from the file.
> > Appreciate you help.
> > Thanks,
> > Marutha
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