Seeking help in File program

Hi,

There is a file which contains a few lines. Each line has a hexadecimal number eg: abcdef12
Create a new file by swapping the data in bytes as: 12efcdab
How do I do this. Are there any inbuilt functions to implement this

Thanks
Kunal
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jmcgOwnerCommented:
If this is a homework problem, please show us some of your work and we may be able to help you.

If it's not a homework problem, please give some more context for why you want to do this. There may be a better approach before the data is written to the file in the wrong order.

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jmcgOwnerCommented:
One way to effect the byte reordering is:

s/(..)(..)(..)(..)/$4$3$2$1/;
ozoCommented:
Another way is to use pack/unpack and reverse
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