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Re: split xml files?
sorry, not 400Gb but 400Mb!
Luc Sibille a écrit :
Hi yade developers,
Here is just an interrogation about the xml files defining the Yade
1/ With 10000 particles the xml files are about 40Mb, it is already a
little heavy. With 100000 particles it would be about 400Gb and I
imagine it is quite difficult to open such a file, to edit the first
twenty line to define the simulation.
2/ In my mind, the definition of the particle assembly with its
interactions and the definition of the simulation are two different
stuffs. For instance you can perform different simulations from a same
particle assembly, thus you don't need for each of these different
simulations a different xml file defining the same initial particle
assembly with the same initial interactions.
Or reciprocaly you can perform an identical simulation from different
Consequently, my interrogation is:
Would it be interesting to split the xml file into two parts:
1/ the very first part defining the simulation itself could be kept as
an xml file that we can edit manually,
2/ the second and heavy part could be saved separately as a compressed
xml file or a binary file or something else ...
But, maybe you will tell me that it is not a problem thanks to python
;-) in every case it is only a question, what is your opinion?
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