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Re: [perl #117265] [PATCH] e213661 no warnings 'safesyscalls', fatalnul checks

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Ricardo Signes
March 24, 2013 00:11
Re: [perl #117265] [PATCH] e213661 no warnings 'safesyscalls', fatalnul checks
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* Lukas Mai <> [2013-03-23T11:34:47]
> >I explicitly allow typical harmless programmer errors adding another \0
> >at the end.
> My favorite semantics would be to not treat \0 specially, regardless of
> warnings. That means failing with ENOENT if you pass such a string to
> open, unlink, stat, ... etc, because as far as Perl is concerned, there
> is a \0 in that string, and as far as the file system is concerned, no
> such file exists. Similarly, glob("*\0") should return ().

This is also my feeling on the topic.


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