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[perl #121230] process group kill on Win32 broken in 5.17.2, regression 5.18

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bulk88 via RT
Date:
February 26, 2014 22:41
Subject:
[perl #121230] process group kill on Win32 broken in 5.17.2, regression 5.18
Message ID:
rt-4.0.18-31414-1393454454-1234.121230-15-0@perl.org
On Sun Feb 23 05:57:55 2014, davem wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 22, 2014 at 01:50:12AM -0800, bulk88 via RT wrote:
> > Bump. If there aren't any ideas from the posix people to fix this,
> > the only option I see is to create a patch to revert
> > c2fd40cb025bad682ee44b1ccb8ea501ed51924d .
> 
> I've pushed a fix as smoke-me/davem/killpg. I haven't of course tested
> it
> on Win32. If you're able to confirm it works, and if the smokes are
> ok,
> I'll merge it into blead. It should then be a candidate for maint-
> 5.18.
> 
> Are you in a position to contribute Win32-specific tests for this?

Test patch attached. Not fully smoked on Win32, but "perl harness op/kill0.t" passes. I'm not sure if the unix file perms on the new file in the patch are correct since my git is Win32.

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