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Re: Re: Re: Pure Perl Internals (with Pure Perl Segfaults)

by diotalevi (Canon)
on Mar 12, 2004 at 00:08 UTC ( #336034=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: Pure Perl Internals (with Pure Perl Segfaults)
in thread Pure Perl Internals (with Pure Perl Segfaults)

Eh. Sure B is compiled but by being so, it doesn't have to guess at how the compiler that constructed the interpreter arranged things in memory nor does it have to care about big vs little endian. If you do it in pure perl then you have to solve both of those problems as well.

... Oh I see. That's nicely done.


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Re: Re: Re: Re: Pure Perl Internals (with Pure Perl Segfaults)
by TimToady (Parson) on Mar 12, 2004 at 00:29 UTC
    Well, considering that pack and unpack were written with exactly this sort of thing in mind in the first place... :-)
      Shirley, there's a a backromyth in your soda!

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