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Re: An Unintended Recursion

Celejar <celejar@gmail.com>:
>  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[0] |")

User error, in my book.  Neat trick though.

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