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Old 21st September 2011, 15:53   #1
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Debugging advice

i'm suffering over a problem occuring with my script and i'm having a difficult time pinpointing it. what this script does is locating and copying some files and using textreplace. in most cases it works without problems, but when a large number of files is involved (in my case 2530) the installer will freeze. to make things worse this does not happen always, just occasionally.

i'm looking for some hints on how to find the bug. i've already disabled various parts of the script, but without gaining any knowledge. all i can say is, this happens when working with a lot of files and i believe i did not have this problem when using other (slower) functions to replace text or to locate files. is there anything wrong with my textreplace calls? can they be optimized? any other tips on how to narrowing down the problem?

any help is greatly appreciated.
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