Subject: Re: Suggestion: keep binary data out of /etc
To: James Graham - Systems Anarchist <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/08/1999 15:28:31
>"strings" under NetBSD is relatively sane; it's SYSV's "strings" that's
>so brain-dead it doesn't work on non-object files.

"strings -" perhaps??  that's what i *always* use.  old habit.

svr4% man strings
     -a | -        Look everywhere in the file  for  strings.  If
                 this  flag is omitted, strings only looks in the
                 initialized data space of object files.

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