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December 24, 2013 16:11
Message ID: CANgJU+VFUApK1ZOXc00qzC5EbvvDpxNfEqA+YPp-_nx7tbxq5Q@mail.gmail.com
The recent thread about Data::Dumper reminded me of something. Some
time ago I more or less solved the "Data::Dumper is insecure" problem
by writing a deserializer for Data::Dumper. It is faster than eval,
and because it does not use eval it is more or less secure (modulo
While it is more or less true that only perl can parse Perl, it turns
out that its relatively easy to handle most of what Data::Dumper can
It is not currently completely full featured, however for many use
cases it should be quite usable.
perl -Mre=debug -e "/just|another|perl|hacker/"