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demerphq
Date:
February 16, 2013 12:51
Subject:
Re: blocker: disable new COW by default
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On 16 February 2013 05:27, demerphq <demerphq@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 16 February 2013 04:42, Ricardo Signes <perl.p5p@rjbs.manxome.org> wrote:
>>
>> We've seen many different kinds of breakage from the new COW code.  I think in
>> general the new COW is going to be very nice over time, but right now it's
>> causing problems and we want more time to sort out solutions.
>>
>> I believe there is/was a define for enabling the old/new COW behavior, and what
>> we'll want to do is reverse the current default. Right?
>
> That matches my understanding.
>
>> See this tickets, especially the last:
>>
>>   https://rt.perl.org/rt3/Ticket/Display.html?id=115910
>>   https://rt.perl.org/rt3/Ticket/Display.html?id=116158
>>   https://rt.perl.org/rt3/Ticket/Display.html?id=116326
>>
>> Patches wanted.

I just tried switch back to the old version, and discovered we fail
test, but not too many, so it might be easy to fix.

I will investigate further sometime.

Yves



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