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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • So here's a thought: most uses of pack should be wrapped up in a small subroutine, shouldn't they? I mean, if you are unpacking a struct, make two routines (to convert either direction) that take binary data on one end and an array, hash, or object on the other.

    Eh... I have to confess, I've written pretty much such a module... I haven't released it to the public, and likely I never will, because, well, you can read the responses from other people here.

    I wrote it, when trying to convert the utility progr