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Re: Re: Re: Re: plaintext password in scripts run through cron

by jasonk (Parson)
on Oct 17, 2003 at 19:26 UTC ( #300116=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: Re: plaintext password in scripts run through cron
in thread plaintext password in scripts run through cron

Just because they don't provide it in /proc doesn't mean it isn't available. I used linux as an example just because it's available so easily, but the environment is not safe on most platforms, not just linux.


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[Eily]: if so, most subs start with my (VARIABLES) = @_ anyway
[moritz]: for short subs, I sometimes let them work on $_[0] directly
[Eily]: moritz but that should be fine unless you modify them
[choroba]: if you modify them, Perl will crash with "Modification of a read-only value attempted" for $1
[choroba]: I can't replicate the situation, but I remember it was very hard to debug

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