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RE: Re: DB Update w/ Hash

by Anonymous Monk
on Sep 06, 2000 at 14:54 UTC ( #31225=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: DB Update w/ Hash
in thread DB Update w/ Hash

What does taint-check mean?

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RE: RE: Re: DB Update w/ Hash
by davorg (Chancellor) on Sep 06, 2000 at 15:13 UTC

    Taint-checking means using Perl with the -T command line flag. This puts Perl into a mode where it assumes that all data from the outside world is 'tainted' and it won't let you use it until you'll cleaned it up.

    This is a good thing.

    See perldoc perlsec for more details.


    European Perl Conference - Sept 22/24 2000, ICA, London

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