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Re^3: Reading binary file in perl having records of different length

by Anonymous Monk
on Jun 17, 2014 at 16:13 UTC ( #1090166=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Reading binary file in perl having records of different length
in thread Reading binary file in perl having records of different length

See pack patterns "n" and "v" instead, or the "<" and ">" modifiers if you really want signed interpretation.

$ perl -le 'print unpack("v","\x03\x50")' 20483 $ perl -le 'print unpack("n","\x03\x50")' 848 $ perl -le 'print unpack("s<","\x03\x50")' 20483 $ perl -le 'print unpack("s>","\x03\x50")' 848
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Re^4: Reading binary file in perl having records of different length
by jaypal (Beadle) on Jun 17, 2014 at 16:33 UTC

    Awesome!! The use of "n" pattern worked great.

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