R/revfregexpr-functions.R

Defines functions .revfregexpr

Documented in .revfregexpr

## Copyright 2011-2012 Sebastian Gibb
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##
## This file is part of readMzXmlData for R and related languages.
##
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#' Pattern matching.
#'
#' This function looks for the last match to argument \code{pattern} in a file
#' \code{file}.
#'
#' @param pattern \code{character}, string containing a regular expression.
#' @param filename \code{character}, name of file.
#'
#' @return \code{double}, position of match.
#'
#' @rdname revfregexpr 
#' @author Sebastian Gibb \email{[email protected]@sebastiangibb.de}
#' @keywords internal
#'
.revfregexpr <- function(pattern, file) {
  bufferSize <- 1024L
  size <- file.info(file)$size
  pos <- double()
  f <- file(file, "rb")

  if (size < bufferSize) {
    bufferSize <- size
  }

  readPos <- c(seq(from=size-bufferSize, to=0, by=-bufferSize), 0)
  n <- length(readPos)
  readBufferSize <- c(rep(bufferSize, n-1), readPos[n-1])

  for (i in seq(along=readPos)) {
    seek(f, where=readPos[i])
    
    p <- gregexpr(pattern=pattern,
                  text=readChar(f, nchars=readBufferSize[i]))[[1]]

    if (p[1] > 0) {
      pos <- readPos[i]+tail(p, 1)
      break 
    }
  }
  close(f)

  return(pos)
}
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