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Re: Reading Binary

by duelafn (Vicar)
on Jun 15, 2011 at 16:30 UTC ( #909806=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Reading Binary

You can use vec for this

#!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; my @letter = 'A'..'Z'; my $bits = pack "b*", "1001"; for (0..8*length($bits)-1) { print $letter[$_] if vec($bits,$_,1); } print "\n";

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    Dean

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Re^2: Reading Binary
by BoulderBuff64 (Novice) on Jun 20, 2011 at 22:19 UTC
    This is the method I ended up using. Thanks!

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