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Re^5: Executing a string as a Perl command

by petdance (Parson)
on May 13, 2011 at 22:08 UTC ( #904740=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: Executing a string as a Perl command
in thread Executing a string as a Perl command

If it contains a number and the subroutine needs to do some more computations, then you've just forced perl to convert the number to a string and back.

Which is still negligible, especially when one is about to spawn another process.

xoxo,
Andy

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