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Re: [ perl@12696]

Ilya Zakharevich
October 26, 2001 14:26
Re: [ perl@12696]
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On Fri, Oct 26, 2001 at 11:22:24PM +0300, Jarkko Hietaniemi wrote:
> No, wait, since os2/dl_os2.c does use statics, it's still not threadsafe.

These two are cosmetic only.  However, os2/os2.c uses a lot of
statics.  What is the official way to add new platform-specific fields
to the interpreter/thread structures?

> He is getting really close to be able to declare the first version
> working and useable: it is much safe than the horrible 5.005 threads
> model (e.g. the regexen are threadsafe now!)

The 5.005 model was wonderful, not horrible.  Having light-weight
threads is very important in many applications.  But such a
light-weight model should exist as a *choice*; of course it is not
very useful as the default.

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