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Re: [perl #96208] UIDs and GIDs should not be cached

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Leon Timmermans
February 12, 2012 15:34
Re: [perl #96208] UIDs and GIDs should not be cached
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On Sun, Feb 12, 2012 at 8:07 PM, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
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>    I don't *think* this has any bugs, but I haven't extensively tested
>    it, and it seems there's no extensive tests for these variables in our
>    test suite, this needs to be fixed before this patch goes into blead.

One annoying and unusual complication is that testing is only possible
for root. I don't expect a lot of automated testing.

> Review of this would be very appreciated, especially of the tricky
> sections in mg.c and pp_hot.c. It still needs tests, but aside from
> that, the perldelta entry and any small bugs in the patch I think it's
> ready for blead.

Looked ok on first read, but there may be trickiness indeed.


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