|Pathologically Eclectic Rubbish Lister|
A puzzle.by BrowserUk (Pope)
|on Aug 06, 2005 at 05:21 UTC||Need Help??|
BrowserUk has asked for the
wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
to split a 34,000,000 byte file, I get
When I reassemble the parts (the file named 'this' above), and diff it against the original, they are identical.
My question is, why did the last two files (.15 & .16) get written with sizes 1,542,720 & 1,000,000 repectively?
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