The following entry in the Free Pascal contributed units was modified:
Name : StrWrap1
Author : Lars (L505) & Jeff (YetAnotherGeek)
Email : fpcunits1(at)z505(dot)com
Homepage : http://z505.com/ FTP site : https://opensvn.csie.org/pspcgi/psp-1.6.x-devel/extras/strwrap1/ Version : SVN
Date : 2007-03-19
Category : File Handling
Supported OS : All (Linux, bsd, win, etc)
Some string and array functions to make getting data out of a text files easy, without using stringlists or functions that would haul in a lot of classes. Sometimes you find a StringList <b>overkill</b> - these are some simple but powerful string & array operations.
This unit is essentially a wrapper for blockread, readln, assign, reset, and more.
-GetFileSize <i>text or binary file</i>
-StrLoadFile, StrSaveFile (FileToString, StringToFile)
-GetLn1, GetLnN, GetLineCount
-ArrayLoadFile, ArrayLoadLines, ArrayLoadRng
-OpenFile and FileExists without using sysutils
-GetLineCount of file
No reliance on hefty 'classes' or Sysutils unit. The entire file is not loaded into the memory with these functions - only the precise lines that you want. Stringlists in contrast, loads the entire file into memory no matter what!
A web based Tail emulator was even built (checks last ten lines of file continually) and that utility is