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Jesse Vincent
May 10, 2010 06:54
Re: Perl programm security
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On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 03:49:42PM +0200, alex bernier wrote:
> In my script , i use DBI module  to launch SQL queries ,
> and i'm looking for a way to hide or to use the queries outside of
> my script?

What the folks here are trying to tell you is that while there are
obfuscation tools for Perl that will stop a casual user's first inquiry,
none of them will stop someone with even a little bit of free time or
knowhow. And if you're trying to stop someone from seeing the SQL
queries your app is making, you're going to have to lock down their
database and disable DBI's ability to log what it's doing using the
DBI_TRACE environment variable.

If it's really all that important to hide your code from your end users, 
you may want to consider offering a hosted service rather than
distributing software.


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