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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Dude, EVERYTHING does it that way, because that, SOMEHOW, became the required way to do things.

    I mentioned at OSCON there was an obviously DOS attack against PAUSE right?

    You just found it.
    • I remember your comments and I remember you wouldn't elaborate, which seemed a reasonable thing to do. The fact that it's still not been fixed is discouraging. Right now, I have some code which finds -- without eval -- the correct version number of about 98% of what I have installed (440 modules), but some of the edge cases it misses are pretty important ones.

      What's worse is that while some failures are due to me learning the rather convoluted evolution of version numbers, some are due to authors being