[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #14429: Faster is_serialized

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Tue Jul 27 12:28:42 UTC 2010

#14429: Faster is_serialized
 Reporter:  sambauers     |       Owner:                 
     Type:  enhancement   |      Status:  new            
 Priority:  normal        |   Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  Optimization  |     Version:  3.0            
 Severity:  minor         |    Keywords:                 
 is_serialized runs a preg_match every time it is called which is slow.

 This patch replaces the preg_match conditional with two much cheaper

 Estimated speedup for WordPress on a reasonably fresh install is about 3%.
 Would be more on installs with lots of options set I imagine.

Ticket URL: <http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/14429>
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