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Cake day: Jan 18, 2022

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I managed to find a solution!

EDIT: (use setf instead of dpb, because dpb didn’t work for some reason.)

(let ((version 0))
  (dotimes (i 4 #|<- Read 4 Bytes.|# version) (setf (ldb (byte 8 (* 8 i)) version) (read-byte input-stream))))
  )
``

~~That code was less complicated than I thought it would be...~~


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