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Re: Pointer to a structure in Perl

by DrHyde (Prior)
on Apr 02, 2013 at 10:21 UTC ( #1026648=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Pointer to a structure in Perl

Other people have wibbled about references, but in case you're trying to deal with data in some machine-specific C-generated format, or to generate data to pass to such (believe it or not there are some crazy programs that expect you to drive them by dropping a C struct in a file, or even pass them a struct on STDIN), then you might want Convert::Binary::C.

I've not used it myself, but trying it out is on my to-do list for solving one of those thorny problems.

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