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Re^5: length() returns wrong result - suspicious magic

by ikegami (Pope)
on Sep 15, 2010 at 16:19 UTC ( #860243=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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    use strict;
    use warnings;
    ...
    
    set_magic($txt);
    print(length($txt), "\n"); Dump($txt);
    
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    4
    SV = PVMG(0x81af530) at 0x817bca0
    ...
        MG_VIRTUAL = &PL_vtbl_utf8
        MG_TYPE = PERL_MAGIC_utf8(w)
        MG_LEN = 6
    
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    SV = PV(0x816a0c0) at 0x817bca0
      REFCNT = 1
    ...
      PV = 0x8177b98 "K\303\244se"\0 [UTF8 "K\x{e4}se"]
      CUR = 5
      LEN = 8
    
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    SV = PVMG(0x81af570) at 0x817bca0
      REFCNT = 1
    ...
        MG_VIRTUAL = &PL_vtbl_utf8
        MG_TYPE = PERL_MAGIC_utf8(w)
        MG_LEN = -1
    

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