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Re^5: Malware on CPAN

by Anonymous Monk
on Jun 20, 2012 at 23:22 UTC ( #977502=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: Malware on CPAN
in thread Malware on CPAN

"For consistency across *NIX's && versions || find(1) is ...."

Woah! The question was why are you using a while loop instead of xargs. You did nothing to show how xargs fails to work as reliably as a while loop.


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Re^6: Malware on CPAN
by taint (Chaplain) on Jun 21, 2012 at 00:13 UTC
    D'OH!
    Right you are! Sorry, I'm afraid I hadn't finished my first cup of coffee yet (late night).
    Operating a keyboard without sufficient coffee, should be considered as bad as
    drinking, and driving -- that's one citation for me! :/
    To your original point; My previous attempts with xargs(1) produced inconsistent results -- hence, my previous reply.
    But what about the "for loop", you ask? Probably overkill; I used it, it worked && bad habits die hard. ;)
    I should use this as an opportunity to conjure up a perl script, to accomplish these same tasks. :)

    use perl::always;
    my $perl_version( 5.12.4 );
    print $perl_version;

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