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I've not been successful in finding a lot of info using Perl RegEx for binary data. Think of a high level C structure:

typedef struct { int ID; int otherInt; unsigned char data[10]; } MYSTRUCT;

Let's say I have an array of MYSTRUCTs in a binary file. I want to look for a pattern, say 0xaa, 0xbb, 0xcc in each 'data' field. If I find it, return true.

For this example let's just say I have 1 structure, so the regex should skip 8 bytes (jump over the 2-32bit integers), then look for the 3 byte pattern 0xaa, 0xbb, 0xcc across the 10 bytes of the data field.


In reply to RegEx on Binary data by rdaniels_77

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