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Re: packing/unpacking/split/join confusion

by bart (Canon)
on Jan 01, 2003 at 20:44 UTC ( [id://223619] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to packing/unpacking/split/join confusion

I read a lot of messages on here already on packing and unpacking on how everyone else is having problems understanding it as well. Does anyone have a good analogy or scenario on why it's used and how it works?
There's a tutorial doc on pack/unpack that may even come with newer versions of Perl: perlpacktut