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Yep, perl-5.8.9 under Linux affected
$ perlbrew exec --with perl-5.8.9 perl -MDevel::Peek -e 'use utf8; Dump pack 'A20', "FREIGHT  INTRASTATE"'
SV = PV(0x1d14100) at 0x1d11350
  REFCNT = 1
  PV = 0x1d69870 "FREIGHT \342\200\223 INTRASTA"\0
  CUR = 20
  LEN = 32

$ perlbrew exec --with perl-5.10.0 perl -MDevel::Peek -e 'use utf8; Dump pack 'A20', "FREIGHT  INTRASTATE"'
SV = PV(0x1773098) at 0x178e288
  REFCNT = 1
  PV = 0x1798ca0 "FREIGHT \342\200\223 INTRASTATE"\0 UTF8 "FREIGHT \x{2013} INTRASTATE"
  CUR = 22
  LEN = 32

In reply to Re^3: pack mangles utf output by vsespb
in thread pack mangles utf output by roho

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