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Re: Hex representation

From: Carol Walter <walterc(at)indiana(dot)edu>
To: Steve Crawford <scrawford(at)pinpointresearch(dot)com>
Cc: Scott Marlowe <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Hex representation
Date: 2008-09-25 18:15:21
Message-ID: B69C54C5-4A69-493B-ACA2-E9F3D3E5DC19@indiana.edu (view raw or flat)
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Well, it was a bit convoluted, but I created the file with Excel,  
filling the right number of cells with \x55.  This worked too.  The  
script wouldn't run for me.  I got an error about a "bad interpreter".

Carol

On Sep 25, 2008, at 1:40 PM, Steve Crawford wrote:

> Scott Marlowe wrote:
>> I used this very simple little php script to make this
>>
>> filename: mk55:
>> #!/usr/bin/php -q
>> <?php
>> for ($i=0;$i<262144;$i++){
>>     print chr(85);
>> }
>> ?>
>>
> Or, using standard *nix tools (Note: 0x55 = ascii U):
> dd bs=1k count=256 if=/dev/zero | tr '\000' U  > full_of_0x55
>
> Cheers,
> Steve
>
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