Re: [dev] a suckless hex editor

From: Greg Reagle <>
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2015 11:55:50 -0500

On 11/13/2015 11:45 AM, Alex Pilon wrote:
> xxd's provided by vim. As convenient as it is, should a "suckless hex
> editor" really depend on that? It should be the user's choice or not to
> install vim, regardless of anybody's feeling's on this list *either* way.

Is there another tool that can do a reverse dump?

Command od of sbase is halfway there--it can dump (od -Ax -tx1). If it
were enhanced to reverse dump, we could use it.

On the other hand, it kind of sucks to reinvent the wheel. Combining
already existing tools sucks less, and xxd already exists.
Received on Fri Nov 13 2015 - 17:55:50 CET

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