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(Read the link in my earlier post for several good explanations of the XY problem)

Comparing the length only doesn't help if , for example, your binary data is a set of bit flags ... the value is important, too. I'd recommend MIME::Base64 encoding each value before comparing (neatly sidestepping the question of whether or not the original was binary).


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In reply to Re^3: how to handle comparison of binary type attributes in LDAP by idsfa
in thread how to handle comparison of binary type attributes in LDAP by perlknight

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