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Re: perlthread.pod -- First draft of thread docs

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Dan Sugalski
October 26, 1999 05:28
Re: perlthread.pod -- First draft of thread docs
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At 08:18 AM 10/26/99 -0400, Rob Cunningham wrote:
>One comment--your documentation doesn't describe how perl objects can be
>locked, nor how subroutines can be locked. In the old documentation, you
>separate locked functions from locked-functions-per-object. The latter is a
>critical component for me (for a multi-thousand line program).

Forgot about that. I'll make some updates. (I think today's a 'fix the
docs' day) It definitely does make a difference in behavior.

>BTW, We (actually--Brian Mancuso, primarily), are working on a perl
>threads/REGEXP fix and we've already developed a simple test. Brian reports
>that perl REGEXP code is nasty stuff, or we'd be done by now.

Really? Cool. On the dev branch, I hope. (You're a braver man than I to
dive into the regex code...)


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