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I have 2 Binary Files FileA and FileC

Its is such that FileC = FileA + FileB using the cat utility

How do I subtract FileA from FileC to get FileB ?

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You use cat for binary files? –  user unknown Jan 14 '12 at 16:54
I use cat instead of using HJsplit or software like that . –  Gautam Jan 14 '12 at 16:58

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Possible using the dd utility:

dd if=FileC of=FileB bs=1 skip=$(stat -c %s FileA)

See man dd for details.

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