[Pdx-pm] I think the definition of failsafe is that things should do the safe thing if they fail

Eric Wilhelm scratchcomputing at gmail.com
Wed Oct 17 23:03:52 PDT 2007

# from Daniel Johnson
# on Wednesday 17 October 2007 22:46:

>Don't write code like in the link!

Yeah.  More importantly, don't run such code as root.

Note Abigail's method of using a dedicated, unprivileged user to install 
code from CPAN.  Then the only files at risk are your perl tree.

The first rule about Debian is you don't talk about Debian

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