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(MeowChow) Re: Efficient coupling/decoupling of serialized data

by MeowChow (Vicar)
on Jun 24, 2002 at 09:20 UTC ( #176722=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Efficient coupling/decoupling of serialized data

doing weird karussels with pack (maybe);

You want unpack, which was made for exactly this sort of thing (in addition to scaring off newbie programmers):

my ($year, $mon, $day, $ver) = unpack 'A4A2A2A2', $serialdate;
   MeowChow                                   
               s aamecha.s a..a\u$&owag.print

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Re: (MeowChow) Re: Efficient coupling/decoupling of serialized data
by bronto (Priest) on Jun 24, 2002 at 10:31 UTC

    Yes, I thought unpack but wrote pack, I am sorry.

    Thanks for your meditation, anyway. I look forward to hear from other people, too!

    Thanks again!
    --bronto

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