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Re: suggestion for binary search output

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: suggestion for binary search output
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2008 11:31:45 +0100
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Walt Pawley <address@hidden> writes:

> I've had several occasions to want to extract the byte-offset
> of a text string in a binary file. The various versions of grep
> I've used won't provide that unless the file is treated as text
> - printing a line indicating that the string is present.

You can use -a to force treatment as non-binary.


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