On a Linux desktop (RHEL4) I want to extract a range of bytes (typically less than 1000) from within a large file (>1 Gig). I know the offset into the file and the size of the chunk.
I can write code to do this but is there a command line solution?
Ideally, something like:
magicprogram --offset 102567 --size 253 < input.binary > output.binary
dd skip=102567 count=253 if=input.binary of=output.binary bs=1