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Re^3: Is Module::SafeVersion a Waste of Time?

by demerphq (Chancellor)
on Apr 25, 2006 at 10:18 UTC ( #545521=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Is Module::SafeVersion a Waste of Time?
in thread Is Module::SafeVersion a Waste of Time?

Heres one I use regularly:

($VERSION) = sprintf "%d.%03d", 0, ' $Revision:: 6 $' =~ /::\s+(\S+)/; + #

Im not convinced that there is a security issue here to be honest. I think im with Schwern on this. If there is a security issue with version evaluation you already have serious problems. I mean presumably they could have just set up the Makefile.pl to nuke your system.....

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$world=~s/war/peace/g


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