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sgrep and spill file
« on: September 16, 2016, 06:56:08 pm »
I was doing a FiF over C:\* (trying to find some long lost file), I noticed that Sgrep was writing a *lot* to a $slk temp file (spill?)

Why would it do that?
Seems like it would just read from start to end, no need for spilling or writing to anything really.


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Re: sgrep and spill file
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2016, 11:25:39 pm »
sgrep.exe doesn't write spill data unless the file is a Utf-16 or Utf-32 file. sgrep only support reading SBCS/DBCS or Utf-8 data. Utf-16 and Utf-32 files have to be converted first.