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From:
Rafael Garcia-Suarez
Date:
May 26, 2004 09:38
Subject:
Re: [PATCH] 'perl -v' fails if local_patches contains code snippets
Message ID:
20040526183537.6128ae91@localhost
Alan Burlison wrote:
> 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.

Thanks, applied as #22850, with extra evilness (using \0 as separator.)

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