[Israel.pm] difference between -0 and -0777

Offer Kaye offer.kaye at gmail.com
Mon Nov 15 10:34:47 PST 2004


On Mon, 15 Nov 2004 19:09:25 +0200, Gaal Yahas wrote:
> >
> > Is there a difference at all between using "-0" and "-0777"?
> 
> They mean the NUL character, ASCII 0. Compare the outputs:
> 
>      /bin/echo -e 'a\000b\000c\000d' | cat -A
>      /bin/echo -e 'a\000b\000c\000d' | perl -nl0 -e 'print ">>$_<<\n"'
>      /bin/echo -e 'a\000b\000c\000d' | perl -nl000 -e 'print ">>$_<<\n"'
> 

I don't understand - I asked about the difference between "-0'" and
"-0777", you reply about the difference between "-0" and "-000"? What
is the connection?

-- 
Offer Kaye



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