Perl oct Function
This function converts EXPR from octal to decimal. For example, oct('0760') will return '496'. You can use the string returned as a number because Perl will automatically convert strings to numbers in numeric contexts. Passed parameter should be an octal number otherwise it will produce zero as a result.
Following is the simple syntax for this function:
oct EXPR oct
This function returns the decimal value.
Following is the example code showing its basic usage:
#!/usr/bin/perl -w print("oct(88) ", oct('88'), "\n"); print("oct(0760) ", oct('0760'), "\n");
When above code is executed, it produced following result