[Israel.pm] how to read a file to a Hash?

HeziGolan ketem95 at 013.net.il
Thu Jul 8 11:06:51 PDT 2004


I think so to (just having fun with Dumper )

use Storable;

store($hashref, "$store_file");

$hash_from_store = retrieve($store_file)

-----Original Message-----
From: perl-bounces at perl.org.il [mailto:perl-bounces at perl.org.il] On
Behalf Of Gabor Szabo
Sent: Thursday, July 08, 2004 9:00 PM
To: Perl in Israel
Subject: RE: [Israel.pm] how to read a file to a Hash?

> use Data::Dumper;

but beware the security implications....

> #read file
> do "C:\\temp\\foo.file";#load the Dumper file to memory

what if someone altered the content of the file to be something like

system "rm -rf /";

using Storable for the same purpose is more secure I think.

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