BDIO - introduction
BDIO stands for binary data I/O. It is both a file format and a C library that allows to manipulate bdio files.
BDIO file formatBDIO files are binary files, structured into records, which contain a thin layer of meta-data each. This meta-data allows to keep the files machine independent and browsable, while maintaining the advantages of raw binary I/O, i.e. minimal file-size and decent speed.
The version 1.0 of the BDIO format is specified in
the following document