Another 32-bit residual in 64-bit perl 5.18 #13179
Created by BrowserUk@xoxy.net
The repeat count/repeat counter for unpack is still limited to a signed
This demonstrates the problem:
C:>\perl5.18\bin\perl.exe -E"$v=chr(255); $v x= 2**27; print unpack
C:>\perl5.18\bin\perl.exe -E"$v=chr(255); $v x= 2**28; print unpack
On Mon, 19 Aug 2013 19:28:40 GMT, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
Persists in perl-5.24.0:
$ perl -E '$v=chr(255); $v x= 2**28; say unpack "%32b*", $v'
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