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Handling large input sets in C

 
Rachit Kumar Saxena
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How to handle large input sets,of the order of 10^100 in C?
 
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I presume you mean 10¹⁰⁰? he answer is the same as “how do you eat an elephant”? One byte at a time. You would have to get that dataset into a Stream, which would probably be larger than the whole of the known universe, and read it sequentially. Don't panic if the program hasn't terminated after twenty minutes
 
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Sir any links to any code illustrating the above concept?
 
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Afraid not.
 
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