On Thu, Aug 09, 2007 at 06:02:54PM -0400, Jerry McAllister wrote: > On Thu, Aug 09, 2007 at 08:25:17PM +0000, V.I.Victor wrote: > > > > > It sure seems that this should be simple, but my searches have only > > turned up inter-active hex/disk editors. I'm probably "asking" wrong. > > > > I have a large binary file (>700 meg) and I know that there is a > > single wrong byte. I also know it's exact location in the file. > > > > Is there a command-line utility to write a byte at a specified offset > > into a file? > > You could try 'dd' and manipulate the skip/offset and size arguments. > > ////jerry
If you use vim, you can do this using vim and xxd: http://www.vim.org/htmldoc/usr_23.html#23.4 Skip down to the section entitled "USING XXD." Don't forget to convert it back before you save! Erik _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"