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READ_MANY_LINES

Deprecated version

This document refers to a deprecated version of the RQL programming language.

Please go here for documentation related to the latest supported version.

Reads many files of text data - directories or wildcards - from a file system location.

Syntax
READ_MANY_LINES(location, encoding := "utf-8",
cache := <default interval>,
retries := <default int>, retry_interval := <default interval>)

Returns a single collection with all lines UNIONed into a single large collection.

The optional argument encoding specifies the encoding of the data; refer to :ref:encodings <encodings>.

The optional arguments starting with http, like http_method, define specific http request options; refer to :ref:HTTP Optional Arguments <http_optional_args>.