[Haskell] A opportunity to lern (parsing huge binary file)

Piyush P Kurur ppk at cse.iitk.ac.in
Thu Mar 10 17:03:25 CET 2011

On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 10:36:27AM -0500, Skeptic . wrote:
> Hi,

> I finally have an opportunity to learn Haskell (I'm a day-to-day
> Java programmer, but I'm also at ease with Scheme), parsing a huge
> (i.e. up to 50 go) binary file. The encoding is very stable, but
> it's not a flat struct array (i.e. it uses flags).   Different
> outputs (i.e. text files) will be needed, some unknown at this
> time.   Sounds to me a perfect "real-world" task to see what Haskell
> can offer.

  Maybe you can try attoparsec. I have not tired it but will like to
hear your experience



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