Date: Jan 16, 2013 11:15 PM
Author: Sseziwa Mukasa
Subject: Re: RegularExpression::maxrec: Recursion limit exceeded; positive match

Without knowing the structure of your data It's hard to tell what the 
problem is. However you're trying to pattern match on a 12MB string
since you set RecordSeparators to {}. You can't read the data into
smaller pieces?


On Jan 16, 2013, at 1:40 AM, "locometro, INMETRO/UFRJ, Brasil - RJ" <decicco10@gmail.com> wrote:

> hello!
>
> Its been a problem to use OpeanRead, every time the error :
>
> RegularExpression::maxrec: Recursion limit exceeded; positive match might be missed. >>
> pops up!
>
> Im trying to extract data from txt file , 12 mb, only.
>
> when I use my algoritm to less than 7 mb, it is ok!
>
> See the algoritm below:
>
> data1 = OpenRead[
> "E:\\Documentos_Inmetro\\MarceloContas\\ArtigoMetdologia\\NovosFac_\
> dez_2012\\29_alq3_fac_JA_OPT_150estados_mpwlyp_6311++gdp_FEITO.log"]
> data1a = ReadList[data1, Record, RecordSeparators -> {}] // ToString
> data2 = StringCases[data1a,
> "Excitation energies and oscillator strengths:" ~~ __ ~~
> "Excited State 16:"];
> Close[data1]
>
> Help Somebody!
>
> Best Regards!
>