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Re^4: lhs substr(): refs vs. scalars

by renodino (Curate)
on Oct 08, 2005 at 19:41 UTC ( #498459=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: lhs substr(): refs vs. scalars
in thread lhs substr(): refs vs. scalars

Actually, the segment ref's may be valuable for me. I'm using a pool of fixed buffers that get populated with binary msgs whose headers have a fixed format. So if I grab ref's to the header fields of interest when the buffers are created, my logic may be a bit simpler, and hopefully faster (tho I still need to pack/unpack(), so it may not be worth the effort).

But still very good to know!

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