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Dan Sugalski
October 26, 1999 05:56
Re: perlthread.pod -- First draft of thread docs
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At 08:43 AM 10/26/99 -0400, Rob Cunningham wrote:
>Yes. 62 came out just as we were poking at the ugly bits of perl, so we
>started work there. I hope that people really stop adding features and
>concentrate on getting the included features to work properly.

Then here's a question--would you be willing to trade off some of the speed
that came with _62 to get a thread-safe (well, safer, at least) core? No
promises of atomicity or anything, but making unsynchronized access to
shared variables not potentially core?

>And as for bravery--we're not! We need this fix, or we wouldn't do it.

Hey, you're in there and haven't gone gibbering off into the night waving
to Aldeberaan. You're not giving yourself enough credit here... :)


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