[tpm] why aren't field counts being preserved?

Stuart Watt stuart at morungos.com
Wed Apr 28 09:49:50 PDT 2010

Fulko Hew wrote:
> What am I doing wrong here???
> I want to have an octet string that uses nulls to delimit fields,
> and then the receiver should be able to 'split' on nulls to
> restore the original array.
> Empty strings in the middle of the array are preserved, but
> empty strings at the end of the array are not.
> I need them all to be preserved!
> What am I missing?
> Fulko
A limit of -1 as an additional parameter to split will do the trick. 
It's in perldoc -f split, but well hidden

All the best

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