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Re: IV preservation (was Re: [PATCH 5.7.0] compiling on OS/2)

Graham Barr
February 16, 2001 13:57
Re: IV preservation (was Re: [PATCH 5.7.0] compiling on OS/2)
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On Fri, Feb 16, 2001 at 09:47:39PM +0000, Nick Ing-Simmons wrote:
> Case C was Graham's LDAP case. It relied on perl producing UTF8 encoded 
> form for 128..255 and then did 'use byte' to peak at it.
> It broke when 5.6+ decided to keep 128...255 as 'byte' anyway.
> The right way to do this is to export the trivial XS code which 
> does an upgrade and then turns off the flag. (As current Encode does.)

Right, What I need is a function that when I pass it a string
it will return the bytes that would be the utf-8 encoding. Which
in this case is just a downgrade.

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