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Re: Checking to see if Taint mode is enabled

by Thelonius (Priest)
on Mar 17, 2007 at 01:07 UTC ( #605251=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Checking to see if Taint mode is enabled

${^TAINT}

Reflects if taint mode is on or off. 1 for on (the program was run with -T), 0 for off, -1 when only taint warnings are enabled (i.e. with -t or -TU).

In Perl 5.8.
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Re^2: Checking to see if Taint mode is enabled
by Burak (Chaplain) on Mar 17, 2007 at 12:23 UTC
    You have to use that new global inside an eval for backwards compatibility:
    sub is_tainted { my $taint; if ( $] >= 5.008 ) { $taint = eval '${^TAINT}'; } else { # some work around ... } $taint; }

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