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255 characters, minus four for newlines. I could cut it down at least to 243 if it doesn't need -w and strict.

It's not beautiful, but it's much nicer than my first attempt:

```sub assemble{my(\$f,\$s)=splice(@_,0,2);return\$f unless\$s;
\$f=(sort{length(\$a)<=>length(\$b)}(c(\$f,\$s),c(\$s,\$f)))[0];
assemble(\$f,@_)}
sub c{(\$_,\$b)=@_;return\$_ if/\$b/;my \$r='';while(\$b and\$r=chop(\$b).\$r
and!(index(\$_,\$b)>0)){}\$_.\$r.(length(\$b)==1?\$b:'')}

Update: I see what the problem is. Luckily, a fix is even shorter. Here's one at 246 characters, minus four newlines. Removing -w and strict would put me around 230:

```sub assemble{my(\$f,\$s)=splice(@_,0,2);return\$f unless\$s;
\$f=(sort{length(\$a)<=>length(\$b)}(c(\$f,\$s),c(\$s,\$f)))[0];
assemble(\$f,@_)}
sub c{(\$_,\$b)=@_;return\$_ if/\$b/;my \$r='';while(\$b and\$r=chop(\$b).\$r
and!(index(\$_,\$b)>0)){}\$_.\$r.(/\$b\$/?'':\$b)}

In reply to Re: (Golf) Fragment Reassembly by chromatic
in thread (Golf) Fragment Reassembly by MeowChow

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