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Answer: converting tiny binary strings for internet transmission

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Q&A > strings > converting tiny binary strings for internet transmission - Answer contributed by Juerd

Try any serializer. FreezeThaw, Storable. UUEncoding it is not such a bad idea

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Re: Answer: converting tiny binary strings for internet transmission
by zentara (Archbishop) on Mar 28, 2002 at 23:41 UTC
    Thanks for that pointer to serializers. I have done the following as a first attempt. Just send the hex. The one thing that gets me with this, is that when the last print occurs, it messes up my display, putting everything in binary. How do I prevent this? Anyone?
    #!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; open(FH,"<adminpass"); binmode FH; my $binstring= <FH>; print "$binstring\n"; my $hexstr= unpack "H*",$binstring; print "$hexstr\n"; my $binback= pack "H*",$hexstr; print "$binback\n";
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