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I donít see a problem here, either. The template Z2 specifies a 2-byte null-terminated string. Packing 'fr' of course requires 3 bytes, so the second character is thrown away and the packed result is f\0. Isnít that what itís supposed to do?
Can you think of a good use for that? Or even a not good use?
Mentioned in the docs is "Z A null-terminated (ASCIZ) string, will be null padded.". Wouldn't you expect it to grab the 2 characters and then add the null byte (if required)?
As is, it makes: pack 'Z1', $anything; a very complicated why of generating a null.
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