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Analysing a (binary) string. (Solved)by BrowserUk (Pope)
|on Jun 28, 2013 at 03:34 UTC||Need Help??|
BrowserUk has asked for the
wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
(Pre-note: This is neither DNA nor a compression scheme.)
I have a bunch of large (up to 20MB) binary strings (bytes), and I'm looking for repeating patterns within those strings.
I believe the strings consist of many contiguous repetitions of a substring of unknown length and I wish to find that substring.
Any thoughts on a way to tackle this?
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