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Re: fixing Sys::Hostname

Sam Tregar
February 7, 2000 09:45
Re: fixing Sys::Hostname
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On Mon, 7 Feb 2000, Tom Christiansen wrote:

> And not a single one of you has paid attention to the tmpfile problem
> that's triggered a couple dozen bugtraq reports against Perl in the
> last six months.

I read your article - I thought you covered the topic admirably.  If
anything, you might have overexposed Perl internals to an unninitiated
audience, but they'll recover.

Ultimately I don't think there is much we can do about this problem except
to document it clearly in the docs.

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