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Re: packing/unpacking/split/join confusion

by pfaut (Priest)
on Jan 01, 2003 at 14:34 UTC ( #223575=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to packing/unpacking/split/join confusion

Why did you change your template? You specified "C*" with the unpack example and "C" with the pack example. "C*" matches as many characters as are in the string. "C" only matches one character.

$str = pack('C*',48,49,50,51,52); print "$str\n"; @chars = unpack('C*',$str); print join(', ',@chars),"\n";

... results in:

012345 48, 49, 50, 51, 52
--- print map { my ($m)=1<<hex($_)&11?' ':''; $m.=substr('AHJPacehklnorstu',hex($_),1) } split //,'2fde0abe76c36c914586c';

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Re: Re: packing/unpacking/split/join confusion
by sulfericacid (Deacon) on Jan 01, 2003 at 14:38 UTC
    Sorry, that was a typo. I am using C* in both cases.

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