[Israel.pm] pack vs. different architectures

Roman M. Parparov romm at empire.tau.ac.il
Tue Feb 22 01:20:31 PST 2005

Yes, I solved it a few days ago, thanks:

	my $str =
	  pack('a8',$hdr->{id}) .
	    pack('f',$hdr->{lat}) .
	      pack('f',$hdr->{lon}) .
		pack('f',$hdr->{t}) .
		  pack('N',$hdr->{nlev}) .

The 'N' format solved it, also there was a way to force the endianess in
the external program configuration which helped.

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