strings is mainly useful for determining the contents of non-text files.
|-||Do not scan only the initialized and loaded sections of object files; scan the whole files.|
|--print-file-name||Print the name of the file before each string.|
|--help||Print a summary of the program usage on the standard output and exit.|
|--bytes=min-len||Print sequences of characters that are at least min-len characters long, instead of the default 4.|
|-o||Like -t o. Some other versions of strings have -o act like -t d instead. Since we can not be compatible with both ways, we simply chose one.|
|--radix=radix||Print the offset within the file before each string. The single character argument specifies the radix of the offset---o for octal, x for hexadecimal, or d for decimal.|
|--encoding=encoding||Select the character encoding of the strings that are to be found. Possible values for encoding are: s = single-7-bit-byte characters (ASCII, ISO 8859, etc., default), S = single-8-bit-byte characters, b = 16-bit bigendian, l = 16-bit littleendian, B = 32-bit bigendian, L = 32-bit littleendian. Useful for finding wide character strings.|
|--target=bfdname||Specify an object code format other than your systems default format.|
|--version||Print the program version number on the standard output and exit.|
Read command-line options from file. The options read are
inserted in place of the original @file option. If file
does not exist, or cannot be read, then the option will be treated
literally, and not removed.
Options in file are separated by whitespace. A whitespace character may be included in an option by surrounding the entire option in either single or double quotes. Any character (including a backslash) may be included by prefixing the character to be included with a backslash. The file may itself contain additional @file options; any such options will be processed recursively.
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