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[perl #133561] Documentation enhancement for POSIX.pm

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From:
Matthias Bethke
Date:
October 5, 2018 20:37
Subject:
[perl #133561] Documentation enhancement for POSIX.pm
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rt-4.0.24-27078-1538711881-221.133561-75-0@perl.org
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POSIX.pm is supposed to adhere more or less to POSIX 1003.1b-1993.
However, the cuserid function was only in POSIX up to the 1988 version
and is currently marked as strongly deprecated on Linux and not even
implemented on most other systems (all major BSDs, OSX, most MS Windows
environments). The documentation should mention this so people who
happen to come across it are not tempted to use it in new code.

I'm attaching a patch against the latest POD.

cheers,
	Matthias

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