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From:
Craig A. Berry
Date:
November 28, 2010 07:35
Subject:
Re: [perl.git] branch blead, updated. v5.13.7-114-gabf9167
Message ID:
craigberry-AB8D90.09353028112010@x6.develooper.com
In article <E1PM0no-00078L-Re@camel.ams6.corp.booking.com>,
 davem@iabyn.com ("Dave Mitchell") wrote:

> In perl.git, the branch blead has been updated
> 
> <http://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git/commitdiff/abf9167d3fff002ddaed53abb44d638
> 387bca978?hp=507a68aa3c321b422f95b772611c878ce13952df>
> 
> - Log -----------------------------------------------------------------
> commit abf9167d3fff002ddaed53abb44d638387bca978
> Author: David Mitchell <davem@iabyn.com>
> Date:   Mon Nov 22 19:18:49 2010 +0000
> 
>     Make PerlIO marginally reentrant

> A	t/io/eintr.t

perlport says:

=item select

Only implemented on sockets. (Win32, VMS)


which may explain why we haven't seen any Win32 smokes since Friday.  
On VMS, eintr.t hangs on the very first read(), which never gets 
interrupted by the alarm.  I have some ideas about why that might be, 
but there's no easy fix so I'll probably have to put in a skip.  If it 
were possible to implement the test in terms of a socket rather than a 
pipe, it might be more portable.

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