Feb 12, 2014, 2:00 PM
Post #2 of 3
Can you please:
Re: [bobt_1234] I need help with "pack" and "unpack"
[In reply to]
- explain what results you are really expecting for your code;
- explain what your results are;
- specify how the results differ from your expectation.
(OK, I have run your code, I know what the results are, but I would like a synoptical comparison of what you get and what you expected, how and why.)
I am very far from being an expert on the pack/unpack functions (I really don't use them often), but I have used them a few times lately and thus have some (limited) idea on how they work, and, prima facie, I am not so surprised by the results. So, please explain why you expect something else.
Meanwhile, these links might help you it you don't know them already:
Granted, this documentation is not among the best pieces of documentation I have seen recently, but, well, you and I (and others) have to live with that. The other link gives in my view a less detailed but better overview: