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ToddAndMargo via perl6-users
June 10, 2022 09:20
Re: Dual Buf and Str question
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>> On 10 Jun 2022, at 07:54, ToddAndMargo via perl6-users <> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I can easily  get away with this in Modula2, but
>> how can I do this with Raku?
>> I wish to create a single variable that can be
>> manipulated in two ways:
>> 1) as a fixed length string (Str)
>> 2) as a fixed length buffer (Buf)
>> I can think of ways to do this, but it would
>> require separate variable and conversions routines
>> back and forth.
>> Any words of Raku wisdom?
>> Many thanks,
>> -T

On 6/10/22 01:23, Elizabeth Mattijsen wrote:
> Perhaps is what you're after?

No really.

Maybe if I was to tell you what I am trying to do.

I am trying to do a bitwise XOR on each byte
against another Buf.  Then I want it to act
like a string again.

I want the variable to act as both an array
of characters and a binary array of bytes.

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