The long and short of which is that: it is possible to obtain access to raw address values of the PV component of Perl scalars using pack 'p' & 'P'; but there is not much that you can usefully do with them once obtained. Any attempt to manipulate pointers obtained that way -- beyond reading the contents of the memory the point at -- will simply segfault.
With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
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