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Hachoir core

Hachoir is the french name for a mincer: a tool used by butchers to cut meat. Hachoir is also a tool written for hackers to cut file or any binary stream. A file is splitted in a tree of fields where the smallest field can be just a bit. There are various field types: integer, string, bits, padding, sub file, etc.

See also hachoir-parser, hachoir-urwid, hachoir-metadata, etc.