Tool to print hex dump of incoming bytes, as they come in

Tool to print hex dump of incoming bytes, as they come in

Hi, the other day I needed to observe some binary data that comes in variable-length chunks. I've been able to pipe it to xxd, but it will only print out complete lines of 32 bytes in hex.

I wanted to observe the bytes as they come in, so I searched for such a solution but found none. So I made such a solution myself: https://pastebin.com/RWtGaDkh

Do you guys think this will be useful? I'm thinking of putting it up on GitHub. Or have I reinvented the wheel?

Btw: I was actually trying to observe how dig queries a name server. I've been able to listen to it by using nc and pipe the output to xxd. I realize this may be an XY problem.

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