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Re: [PATCH 5.005_62]Allow XS code to lock arbitrary scalars

Booker Bense
November 16, 1999 13:23
Re: [PATCH 5.005_62]Allow XS code to lock arbitrary scalars
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On Tue, 16 Nov 1999, Dan Sugalski wrote:

> >>If the current threading model is dead, can we just shoot the poor thing
> >>and be done with it? Otherwise let's commit to it and figure out what needs
> >>to be done. This limbo state isn't doing anyone any good.
> >
> >It's ain't dead until it's dead.  A deep coma has set in.  Whether
> >it is worth reviving is dependent on the quality of life afterward.
> Then let's just call it a failed experiment, declare it dead, and be done
> with it. At this point the only people who actively care about the current
> threading model dislike it.

- I've had fun playing with the current model, but I think it just
has too many limitations to work in the larger world of existing 
perl modules.

- Pardon me for asking, but have I missed the discussions 
on perl_clone? Exactly how would it work? How would I convert
an application using the current Thread model to the perl_clone 

- Booker C. Bense Perl Programming lists via nntp and http.
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