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Re^2: Using pack to evaluate text strings as hexadecimal values
in thread Using pack to evaluate text strings as hexadecimal values
What doesn't this do that you'd like it to do?
$n = 0; $n |= 1 << $_ for 1,3,5,7;;
print $n, unpack 'H2', pack 'v', $n;;
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