On Fri, Jun 18, 2004 at 11:36:04PM -0400, Thomas Farrell probably wrote: > I was thinking I could take a working avi and extract the first 512 > bytes and insert it into the beginning of a bogus file. Does anyone > think this may work?
Given the number of compression formats actually hiding under the '.avi' extension, and that the most sensitive information is usually in the header, I doubt that. Unless you know for sure what should be there, this won't work. > Any idea how I can accomplish this? dd(1). Especially `seek=...', `skip=...' and `conv=notrunc'. > Do I smoke too much weed? Only if you think you're going to guess 512 bytes of the header from scratch:) -- DoubleF Any excuse will serve a tyrant. -- Aesop
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