Junio C Hamano wrote:
> we cannot rewrite it to
> open my $fh, "-|", $cmd, $file;
> for extra safety. At least, by using this in the three-arg form:
> open my $fh, "-|", "$cmd \Q$file\E";
> we can silence Perlcritique, even though we do not gain much safety
> by doing so.
Yeah, I think this is the right thing to do.
This means that if some later code refactoring parses $tocmd once and
passes an array around, it would be easy to change this to
open my $fh, "-|", @$cmd, $file;
and there would be no temptation to do something involving pasting
@$cmd back together into a single string. Of course such a
refactoring is not very likely, but that kind of thing is a good
reason to prefer this style in general.
So for what it's worth, I like this patch.
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