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Turn $$ into a magical readonly variable that always fetches getpid() instead of...
[perl5.git] / util.c
diff --git a/util.c b/util.c
index bd9010f..f6742e7 100644 (file)
--- a/util.c
+++ b/util.c
@@ -2759,12 +2759,6 @@ Perl_my_popen(pTHX_ const char *cmd, const char *mode)
       default, binary, low-level mode; see PerlIOBuf_open(). */
    PerlLIO_setmode((*mode == 'r'), O_BINARY);
 #endif 
-
-       if ((tmpgv = gv_fetchpvs("$", GV_ADD|GV_NOTQUAL, SVt_PV))) {
-           SvREADONLY_off(GvSV(tmpgv));
-           sv_setiv(GvSV(tmpgv), PerlProc_getpid());
-           SvREADONLY_on(GvSV(tmpgv));
-       }
 #ifdef THREADS_HAVE_PIDS
        PL_ppid = (IV)getppid();
 #endif