[Nottingham] 1GB of \0 (aka null)

Michael Erskine perl at tecspy.com
Mon Mar 27 09:41:38 BST 2006

Richard Hayes wrote:
> Hi guys,
> This is my first post. Hello everyone.

Hi Richard,

> Does anyone know where I can get 1GB (or any amount for that matter) of 
> \0 (null) characters?

I have loads out back - where do you want it? :)
Seriously though, what's the requirement here? There's plenty of ways of 
generating streams of characters. The choice will depend largely on how 
you want to use it.

> The catch is, I can't write a Perl one-liner to generate it for me.

Perhaps a Perl one-liner isn't the right solution. Let us know more 
about the problem and we'll help out how we can.

Michael Erskine.

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