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Bob McConnell
September 23, 2009 12:05
RE: decimal to binary?
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From: Bryan R Harris
> I need to convert a number like this:   -3205.0569059
> ... into an 8-byte double (big and little endian), e.g. 4f 3e 52 00 2a
bc 93
> d3  (I just made up those 8 byte values).
> Is this easy in perl?  Are long and short ints easy as well?

The sprintf() family is your friend.

Bob McConnell

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