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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • If I haven't been misinformed, -B uses the current STDIO buffer of the filehandle for its value, so you could seek near the end and possibly get a different result for -B as the file became "more binary".
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    • Randal L. Schwartz
    • Stonehenge
    • For the record, I decided to just match each line against \0 as I read it, and that seems to work fine for now. Not quite as advanced a heuristic as -B, but good enough.

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      J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers