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

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Stas Bekman
November 14, 2003 23:27
Re: [perl #24463] DBI tests fail with perl 5.8.2 and -Duseithreads -Dusemultiplicity -Duse64bitint
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Nicholas Clark wrote:
> 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.

I didn't ask whether tests are welcome, but what kind of test would have 
detected the breakage that my patch has introduced. ;)

>>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]

Same here. I still need to followup on several threads on this and other lists 
and write a few summaries/patches, but new segfaults keep getting on the way :(

Stas Bekman            JAm_pH ------> Just Another mod_perl Hacker     mod_perl Guide --->

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