poke - Man Page

The GNU extensible binary editor


poke [OPTION]... [FILE]


Interactive editor for binary files.

-l,  --load=FILE

load the given pickle at startup


load the given pickle and exit

Commanding poke from the command line

-c,  --command=CMD

execute the given command

-s,  --source=FILE

execute commands from FILE

Styling text output

--color=(yes|no|auto|html|test) emit styled output


style file to use when styling


use default style for dark backgrounds


use default style for bright backgrounds

Machine interface


use the MI in stdin/stdout

-q,  --no-init-file

do not load an init file


disable auto-map


do not run the hyperlinks server


be as terse as possible


print a help message and exit


show version and exit

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs in the bug tracker at

<https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/describecomponents.cgi?product=poke> or by email to <poke-devel@gnu.org>.

GNU poke home page: <http://www.jemarch.net/poke.html>
General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>

See Also

The full documentation for poke is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If the info and poke programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info poke

should give you access to the complete manual.


July 2022 poke 2.4