Tag: xxd

Python Binary to C Header

Introduction Once again I needed to embed some text files into a C application. The right way to do this is turn the data into a byte array and compile it in. At least it’s the most portable way because some compilers have string length limitations. xxd -i... Continue reading

Binary Headers

Introduction Earlier in the year I wrote a Lua implementation of xxd -i (it’s at the bottom under the “Embedding” section). I wrote this because a few platforms I was working with didn’t support xxd. I didn’t want to attempt compiling and installing it. I had Lua installed... Continue reading