binutils "strings" like functionality?
cjlesh at gmail.com
Thu Mar 3 15:01:43 CET 2005
I am working on a little script that needs to pull the strings out of a
binary file, and then manipulate them with python.
The command line utility "strings" (part of binutils) has exactly the
functionality I need, but I was thinking about trying to implement this
in pure python.
I did some reading on opening and reading binary files, etc., and was
just wondering if people think this is possible, or worth my time (as a
learning exercise), or if something like this already exists.
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