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Re^2: how to print 'normal' string from hex string?

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Nov 22, 2011 at 17:54 UTC ( #939504=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: how to print 'normal' string from hex string?
in thread how to print 'normal' string from hex string?

What is the unpack 'a*' bit for?

print pack 'H*', "4d414a523e576573742d622053544d2d31204d532d4149532843 +4c45415229";; MAJR>West-b STM-1 MS-AIS(CLEAR)

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Re^3: how to print 'normal' string from hex string?
by johngg (Abbot) on Nov 23, 2011 at 11:17 UTC
    What is the unpack 'a*' bit for?

    It is a side effect of my still somewhat flaky understanding of pack/unpack or, in other words, completely un-necessary :-(

    I will update my post.



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