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'binfind' searches files for a byte sequence. The pattern can be given on the command line in ASCII or hex, read from a file, or a combination of the above. It uses the Boyer-Moore algorithm and can search large files without using a lot of memory. For each occurrence of the pattern, 'binfind' prints a line containing the offset of the occurrence in the searched file. If the user specifies more than one file, binfind prints the filename and a colon before the offset.


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GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey8 March 2005

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