I suspect that it's not as complicated as all that
NT specific stuff blakem mentions, if the problem
is happening on BSD as well.
in reply to Re: Newbie Tainted glob question
in thread Newbie Tainted glob question
If you're invoking the script as 'perl taint.pl', then
the switches in your hashbang line aren't being executed
as early on as they possibly could be.
Assuming this is the case, you have two options (at least
Invoke it as 'perl -T taint.pl', or make the script
executeable and invoke it as './taint.pl'