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

Rafael Garcia-Suarez
January 21, 2003 00:16
Re: [PATCH] Re: change #9754: 5 x slowdown for perl -d
Message ID: wrote:
> Rafael Garcia-Suarez <> wrote:
> :Dave Mitchell wrote:
> :> 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?
> :
> :I approve. _Untested_ first shot :
> Sounds good to me. I think we should use 0x20 though, and let Arthur
> take 0x10 if he's prepared to come up with a name and patch for it.

I was under the impression that 0x20 was used by VMS, but apparently not.
0x40 and 0x80 are, though. Perl Programming lists via nntp and http.
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