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It was thus said that the Great pocomane once stated:
> I have a working parser that acts on a single string, but now I would
> like to extend it to get the input splitted among several chunks,
> without waiting for the whole data unless it is necessary.

  This is currently more interesting than anything going on at work, so let
me ask:  why can't you have the entire config file in memory?  Or at least a
line at a time?  This seems like a weird, if arbitrary, limitation.