Disabling Perl with an Environment Variable

Want to amuse your friends and vex your co-workers? Stick this environment variable somewhere in your system:

PERL5OPT=-Mbase='base;exit'

Want to lose at all benchmarks? Change exit to sleep100000 instead. (Just don't put a space anywhere in the payload.)

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