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Re^4: Is modifying the symbol table to redefine subroutines evil?

by bart (Canon)
on Apr 12, 2007 at 18:04 UTC ( #609718=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Is modifying the symbol table to redefine subroutines evil?
in thread Is modifying the symbol table to redefine subroutines evil?

Of course somebody could mess with it! Somebody could mess with absolutely everything in your program.
Agreed. "Somebody" could even be messing with the symbol table entry of *foo, in which case the assumed protection of it, is completely bogus.


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