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Re: [perl #24463] DBI tests fail with perl 5.8. 2 and -Duseithreads -Dusemultiplicity -Duse64bitint

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Rafael Garcia-Suarez
November 14, 2003 01:34
Re: [perl #24463] DBI tests fail with perl 5.8. 2 and -Duseithreads -Dusemultiplicity -Duse64bitint
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Nick Ing-Simmons wrote:
> Enache Adrian <> writes:
> >On Thu, Nov 13, 2003 a.d., Rafael Garcia-Suarez wrote:
> >> Well, the original problem is at
> >>
> >> 
> >> In fact what was wanted (and implemented by this patch) is the ability to
> >> access the PerlIO API early during the cloning -- to be used by debugging
> >> flags (-D) for example.
> >
> >The whole idea of using PerlIO printing functions (which do malloc
> >a lot themselves and mess with perl's internal state) to track
> >leaking mallocs is at least curious :-)
> PerlIO_debug() is a printf-oid that is a little easier to use that way.

I thought it was only to test PerlIO itself.
Anyway, it could be usable for this purpose, but when not under ithreads
is does a newSVpvn.
Then we could replace all "DEBUG_XXX(PerlIO_printf(Perl_debug_log,...))"
by "DEBUG_XXX(PerlIO_debug(...))"

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