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RE: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: binutils-20050520-1
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: "'everyone's shouting and nobody's listening'" <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 25 May 2005 18:05:34 +0100
- Subject: RE: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: binutils-20050520-1
- Reply-to: Talk Amongst Yourselves <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
>From: Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes
>Sent: 25 May 2005 17:09
> On Wed, May 25, 2005 at 01:05:53PM +0100, zzapper wrote:
>> usr/bin/strings.exe strings - print the strings of printable
>> characters in files. (Really Useful for guessing what a program
> This is really elegant and precise use of language.
> To *find* out what a program does, use man or info.
> To *guess* what a program does, use strings.
Heh, I once ran 'strings' on (iirc) one of Dave Aitel's proof-of-concept
MS/RPC exploits, and amongst the garbage saw the message
'strings' is not a reverse engineering tool!
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....