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Re^2: (De)-Serializing from/to VB

by belg4mit (Prior)
on Jan 18, 2016 at 22:22 UTC ( #1153040=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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Yeah, I was expecting to use pack/unpack, but speaking with the developer lead me to believe that VB might do something beyond the obvious for its serialization a la Storable. However as I continue to hunt and gather evidence, it does look like it's your typical data structure puked out as binary. Hopefully I can convince him to share his Structure definitions so that I do not have to try to reverse engineer things.

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Re^3: (De)-Serializing from/to VB
by BrowserUk (Patriarch) on Jan 19, 2016 at 10:52 UTC

    Can you put some known data into one of these blobs and then dump it in binary?

    In the absence of definitions; that's the best approach.

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