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Re: [PATCH] Storable (Re: perl@16433)

From:
Gurusamy Sarathy
Date:
May 7, 2002 08:25
Subject:
Re: [PATCH] Storable (Re: perl@16433)
Message ID:
200205071525.g47FPLe21252@smtp3.ActiveState.com
On Tue, 07 May 2002 11:37:03 +0300, Radu Greab wrote:
>On Mon, 6 May 2002 17:22 -0700, Gurusamy Sarathy wrote:
> > On Mon, 06 May 2002 23:21:47 BST, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> > >As Storable already passes a context object around to make itself thread
> > >safe,
> > 
> > This "non-standard" context object (really just an old iteration of
> > the MY_CXT stuff) should be reworked to use the standard MY_CXT macros
> > that use an SV to allocate their space.
>
>Teaching Storable the standard MY_CXT macros may be too much work
>because Storable uses contexts not only for thread-safeness, but also
>for recursive invocations.

Sounds like another good reason to rework it, but I can understand
not doing it until after 5.8.0.


Sarathy
gsar@ActiveState.com



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