Re: An Unintended Recursion
> I was writing a simple scratch script that did little more than just
> invoke a command passed to it on the command line, and read its
> output. To my consternation, whenever it ran, system load spiked to
> 100% and remained there indefinitely. I soon realized my mistake; I
> had written something like
> open(my $fh, "$0 |")
> rather than
> open(my $fh, "$ARGV |")
User error, in my book. Neat trick though.
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