[buddypress-trac] [BuddyPress Trac] #7658: Use WP functions to retrieve current user ID.

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Thu Jan 18 15:52:00 UTC 2018

#7658: Use WP functions to retrieve current user ID.
 Reporter:  dcavins       |       Owner:
     Type:  defect (bug)  |      Status:  new
 Priority:  normal        |   Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  Core          |     Version:  2.9.2
 Severity:  normal        |  Resolution:
 Keywords:                |

Comment (by DJPaul):

 This came from a Slack discussion, see nested conversation here:

 > The REST downgrade is interesting in that I think the point was always
 that those two user objects be clones of one-another, so however that
 variable is being nerfed, it should be bubbling back up to
 $bp->current_user, I would have assumed.

 These aren't objects, like @dcavins shows above.

 As per the report, this downgrade is done in `rest_cookie_check_errors()`.
 This happens late - after `init` - I think this occurs during
 `parse_request`, so it's after BuddyPress initialises its initial

Ticket URL: <https://buddypress.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/7658#comment:4>
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