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Re: change #9754: 5 x slowdown for perl -d

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Jarkko Hietaniemi
January 20, 2003 11:38
Re: change #9754: 5 x slowdown for perl -d
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> Further thoughts - I'm guessing that the 0x2 was just HINT_STRICT_REFS
> leaking from PL_hints and that the debugging only uses 1 bit of
> op_private.
> If this is the case, we could steal the unused 0x10 bit of HINTS and
> use that to do the signalling, by appropriately modifying pp_dbstate() and
> Perl_magic_setdbline().
> How does that sound as a plan?

Sounds like a plan.

Jarkko Hietaniemi <> "There is this special
biologist word we use for 'stable'.  It is 'dead'." -- Jack Cohen

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