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Nicholas Clark
January 23, 2009 15:00
Re: suidperl goes
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On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 03:38:32PM +0000, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> suidperl goes in 5.12
> Objections will only be accepted in the form of a working smoke testing
> setup (with public source code).

It's been a month, and no objections have been raised (not even objections that
failed to meet the validation criterion), so I removed it with
> It's clear that no-one who has the time to maintain it exists, else they
> would have tried it on a 5.8.9 release candidate.

It strikes me that if anyone does want to maintain it, there's nothing stopping
them going

    git clone git:// perl-git

reversing that change in their repository, (is that as simple as
git revert cc69b689ee7c274593c3c386a61a06ecb909431c ?), tracking blead, and
then rolling their own suidperl-enabled Perl distribution.

Nicholas Clark

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