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Re: question regarding "v" flag of printf

by choroba (Chancellor)
on May 23, 2013 at 05:56 UTC ( #1034871=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to question regarding "v" flag of printf

This works:
printf '<%vd>', pack 'c*', unpack '(A1)*', '123';
First, it splits the string into one-character strings (A1), it then replaces each with the number the character represents (c*), which makes it ready for your printf template.
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