SPUG: Parsing (Windows) PE files in Perl

James Moore james at banshee.com
Thu Jan 12 11:31:07 PST 2006

Much as I like perl, it's not the first tool I reach for when I'm doing
things like parsing executable files.  Usually you've got a bunch of header
files, usually in C, it's simpler just to play in C-land.  Much of the
strength of perl doesn't apply to mucking around with binaries.  Sure, it
can do it, but since you tend to be doing lots of things that look like
pointer arithmetic, why not just use C?

 - James

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