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Re: [perl #123775] Args to 'system' not evaluated before forking,making $$ wrong

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From:
Leon Timmermans
Date:
February 14, 2015 00:03
Subject:
Re: [perl #123775] Args to 'system' not evaluated before forking,making $$ wrong
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On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 12:28 PM, Dave Mitchell <davem@iabyn.com> wrote:

> I suspect that evaluating in the parent is The Right Thing to Do, but
> worry about backwards compatibility.
>

The issue didn't exist until 5.16
(0e21945565eb4664d843bb819fb032cedee4d5a6), and frankly I see no reason to
do this deliberately. I don't think we have a serious backwards
compatibility issue here.

Leon

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