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    So im a newbee and was looking inside .ipk files to see how they work... some ipks have the .jsjsjs $files$ $open$ $and$ $readable$... $others$ $have$ $a$ $single$ $file$ $with$ $no$ $file$ $extension$. $typically$ $its$ $labeled$ $the$ $name$ $of$ $the$ $app$... $ive$ $seen$ $this$ $mainly$ $on$ $games$ $though$... $i$ $was$ $thinking$ $it$ $was$ $obfuscated$, $but$ $then$ $i$ $though$ $to$ $myself$ $its$ $more$ $of$ $a$ $compression$ $system$ $i$ $think$... $attached$ $is$ $an$ $example$ $of$ $the$ $inside$ $of$ $this$ $particular$ $type$ $of$ $ipk$. $The$ .$js$ $files$ $are$ $in$ $the$ &$quot$;$galcon$&$quot$; $file$ ... $any$ $input$ $on$ $how$ $to$ $take$ $a$ $peak$ $inside$ $that$ $file$?
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    Quote Originally Posted by kardashi View Post
    So im a newbee and was looking inside .ipk files to see how they work... some ipks have the .jsjsjs $files$ $open$ $and$ $readable$... $others$ $have$ $a$ $single$ $file$ $with$ $no$ $file$ $extension$. $typically$ $its$ $labeled$ $the$ $name$ $of$ $the$ $app$... $ive$ $seen$ $this$ $mainly$ $on$ $games$ $though$... $i$ $was$ $thinking$ $it$ $was$ $obfuscated$, $but$ $then$ $i$ $though$ $to$ $myself$ $its$ $more$ $of$ $a$ $compression$ $system$ $i$ $think$... $attached$ $is$ $an$ $example$ $of$ $the$ $inside$ $of$ $this$ $particular$ $type$ $of$ $ipk$. $The$ .$js$ $files$ $are$ $in$ $the$ &$quot$;$galcon$&$quot$; $file$ ... $any$ $input$ $on$ $how$ $to$ $take$ $a$ $peak$ $inside$ $that$ $file$?
    That game is C/C++ and compiled (and no doubt closed source)
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    Quote Originally Posted by arthurthornton View Post
    That game is C/C++ and compiled (and no doubt closed source)
    but what is the file extension... it doesnt have one... what type of file is it?
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    If it is a compiled C/C++ program then it is a binary executable. Compiled executables generally have no file extension in linux.

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