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Alan Burlison
November 19, 1999 16:28
Re: Patch for Threading and Regexps
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Rob Cunningham wrote:

> I am amazed that people are arguing over whether to include the patch based on
> the number of ops.  Threaded perl as currently distributed is broken in a way
> that is fixed by this patch.

There is a school of thought that would suggest that if threading is
broken it should be excised, rather than slowing 99% of perl scripts
(i.e. unthreaded ones) down any further...

Alan Burlison

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