Thank you, that helped.
However, after extending the script somewhat I now get
"Segmentation faults" at various locations in the script.
Another question (excuse me I’m a newbie):
Why does it take longer time to read large files (in blocks
of 2**18 bytes) when in binary mode (opened with “rb”) as
compared to normal mode (opened with “r”)?
It takes about 5-10 times longer in binary mode. Is this
a known problem and is there a workaround? This is really
unrelated to exerb since it happens also when running the
Thanks for taking your time,
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