writing to binary data at arbitrary position

Alex Tweedly alex at tweedly.net
Fri Sep 15 14:31:34 CDT 2006


Viktoras Didziulis wrote:

>What is the fastest way (in Rev), for instance, to insert 3 bytes of binary
>data after the 465th byte of data stored in variable myVar using put, seek
>or whatever else is available? Or is the repeat loop the only way to do
>this?.. 
>  
>
put char 465 of myVar & "abc" into char 465 of myVar

(I think - haven't done any timing tests;  and also haven't catered 
specifically for cases where myVar doesn't already have 465 chars in it, 
or .....)

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