binaryninja.filemetadata.FileMetadata

class binaryninja.filemetadata.FileMetadata(filename=None, handle=None)[source]
__init__(filename=None, handle=None)[source]

Instantiates a new FileMetadata class.

Parameters:
  • filename – The string path to the file to be opened. Defaults to None.
  • handle – A handle to the underlying C FileMetadata object. Defaults to None.

Methods

__init__([filename, handle]) Instantiates a new FileMetadata class.
begin_undo_actions() begin_undo_actions start recording actions taken so the can be undone at some point.
close() Closes the underlying file handle.
commit_undo_actions() commit_undo_actions commit the actions taken since the last commit to the undo database.
create_database(filename[, progress_func])
get_view_of_type(name)
navigate(view, offset)
open_existing_database(filename[, progress_func])
redo() redo redo the last commited action in the undo database.
save_auto_snapshot([progress_func])
set_default_session_data(name, value)
undo() undo undo the last commited action in the undo database.

Attributes

analysis_changed Boolean result of whether the auto-analysis results have changed (read-only)
filename The name of the file (read/write)
has_database Whether the FileMetadata is backed by a database (read-only)
modified Boolean result of whether the file is modified (Inverse of ‘saved’ property) (read/write)
navigation
offset The current offset into the file (read/write)
raw Gets the “Raw” BinaryView of the file
saved Boolean result of whether the file has been saved (Inverse of ‘modified’ property) (read/write)
session_data Dictionary object where plugins can store arbitrary data associated with the file
view