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Re: string, or integer?

by halley (Prior)
on May 10, 2004 at 15:02 UTC ( #352094=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to string, or integer?

You should have guessed that pack() is the opposite of unpack(). From perldoc -f pack:
    The resulting string is the concatenation of the converted values. Typically, each converted value looks like its machine-level representation.
my $bytes = pack("n", 9); # network byte order for 0x0009

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