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[PATCH] 'perl -v' fails if local_patches contains code snippets

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Alan Burlison
May 26, 2004 08:24
[PATCH] 'perl -v' fails if local_patches contains code snippets
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If the patch list in local_patches contains anything that looks like a 
perl variable, it gets interpreted *as* a variable by 'perl -V' which 
builds a little perl program to actually display the output.  The 
attached patch protects the local_patches content with q{} instead of 
q"" - it's not a complete fix as a unbalanced { or } in a local_patches 
string will still break it, but it's better than what is there.

Alan Burlison

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