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Re: [perl #24463] DBI tests fail with perl 5.8.2 and -Duseithreads -Dusemultiplicity -Duse64bitint

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Nicholas Clark
November 14, 2003 13:27
Re: [perl #24463] DBI tests fail with perl 5.8.2 and -Duseithreads -Dusemultiplicity -Duse64bitint
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On Thu, Nov 13, 2003 at 12:01:22PM -0800, Stas Bekman wrote:

> Well, I suggested that patch so I -Dm -Mthreads won't segfault :( Can you 
> think of a test that would have detected a breakage?

Tests for threads very welcome.

> What I'd love to see is 5.8.3 having completely avoid calling functions 
> relying on PL_curinterp. This mix and match of my_perl and PL_curinterp is 
> simply busted. I don't know how many days I've spent already trying to 
> resolve mysterious segfaults (usually on destroy) caused because of the 
> wrong contexts :(

There's about 6 weeks to get stuff finished for 5.8.3

I don't think it's realistic to expect to get them all done by then, but
anyone is welcome to make a start. Whilst I think that this feels like a
good idea, I have finite time, and suspect that many other things will
feature higher on my TODO list. [such as responding to open bugs]

Nicholas Clark

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