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From:
ToddAndMargo
Date:
June 14, 2018 17:36
Subject:
Re: EVAL?
Message ID:
7e0d76f5-cc17-1871-b48d-18f117ff5181@zoho.com
On 06/14/2018 10:30 AM, Brandon Allbery wrote:
> In short, pragmas are all-same-case "use" names; instead of loading 
> code, they tell the compiler to change its behavior.
> 
> The MONKEY-* pragmas generally control various kinds of unsafe or 
> dangerous behavior, including direct access to the mechanisms underneath 
> / "supporting" Rakudo and things like EVAL. Other all-uppercase names 
> also generally represent "dangerous" actions or options.
> 
> There are a few pragmas that are all lowercase instead of all uppercase; 
> they also change the compiler's behavior, but are safer than the 
> all-uppercase ones. "use lib" is one of them. (This is why modules are 
> generally mixed-case names.)


Thank you!

Speaking of dangerous, go find a perl program being run by root,
inject some code into one of its modules, and ...

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