[clug] Thursday afternoon Perl/bash golf time

Andrew Janke a.janke at gmail.com
Thu Jun 11 04:07:49 MDT 2015

> If you find it (the BASH) fails with large numbers it may be ARG_MAX -
> you should be able to get around that using xargs, the next issue may be
> speed. As it's mostly I/O you could use a different drive for the
> $Result, or a virtual file. Either way I'd consider preallocating space
> first.

The files will typically be in the 8-30MB size, but there may be
thousands of them. It's serial microscopy data that is being converted
to HDF5 format for later analysis. This data is typically exported
from scanners in OME Tiff format.


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