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Re^2: Blending perl and C (two approaches)

by Hercynium (Hermit)
on Oct 28, 2007 at 18:00 UTC ( #647718=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Blending perl and C (two approaches)
in thread Blending perl and C (two approaches)

Better yet, perhaps you could store the byte-code, and pass *that* through an embedded interpreter? (Heck, while you're at it, encrypt the byte-code as well!)

This may help in preventing some clever hacker from attaching to the process via a debugger and capturing the program 's contents as it's being passed for the eval.

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Re^3: Blending perl and C (two approaches)
by diotalevi (Canon) on Oct 30, 2007 at 23:49 UTC

    Perl does not have bytecode. The non-existent bytecode can't be stored and then retrieved later. If it existed, this bytecode could be deparsed back to perl code.

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      Well, what I was referring to was the info in here. Granted, I'm a neophyte in the department of perl internals, but I've head of the -B option being used for that sort of purpose.

        perlcc was an extension and has been removed for perl 5.10. The core of perl has never used bytecode.

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