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Re^4: How to access the contents of a specific memory address?by BrowserUk (Pope)
|on Jul 30, 2012 at 13:29 UTC||Need Help??|
So what is the best practical "how to" answer for the OP?
bulk88 has already given that answer in How to access the contents of a specific memory address?.
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.
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