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Re^3: Missing byte using unpack, pack, read(in terms of bytes)

by RichardK (Parson)
on Jul 23, 2012 at 22:46 UTC ( #983247=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Missing byte using unpack, pack, read(in terms of bytes)
in thread Missing byte using unpack, pack, read(in terms of bytes)

You need to call binmode after you open the file

open(IN,'<','filename') or die "$!"; binmode IN;

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Re^4: Missing byte using unpack, pack, read(in terms of bytes)
by joemaniaci (Sexton) on Jul 23, 2012 at 22:50 UTC

    I owe you a six pack, in all that time researching pack and unpack and endian, I never came across binmode. You're a life saver.

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