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How do I get the 8B 45 FC corresponding to the mov eax, [rbp+var_4] etc. via idapython?

I did not come up with a better solution than

  1. Getting the instruction via idautils.DecodeInstruction()
  2. Getting the instruction's size in bytes
  3. Looping over all bytes of the instruction and fetching the content via idc.Byte()

Is there a better solution, e.g. an api call (which I did not find)?

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Another solution:

ea = ScreenEA() # Or whatever you want
buf = idc.GetManyBytes(ea, ItemSize(ea))
  • Much better than my try. If there is really no particular api function, this may be the best solution. Feb 11, 2016 at 21:02

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