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Re^2: Perl Humor

by Aristotle (Chancellor)
on Sep 21, 2002 at 09:06 UTC ( #199719=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Perl Humor
in thread Perl Humor

the $string might contain arbitrary code such as @{[system "rm -rf /"]} which would be executed as a result of the interpolation process.
Heh, that's mocking shell, not C, and really caught me off guard for a moment before the d'uh bells went off.

Makeshifts last the longest.

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Re3: Perl Humor
by blakem (Monsignor) on Sep 21, 2002 at 10:29 UTC

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