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Dave Mitchell
March 18, 2013 15:03
smoking PERL_OLD_COPY_ON_WRITE 3.5.0-22-generic [debian] (x86_64/8cpu) {blead_g++}
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On Sun, Mar 17, 2013 at 04:38:00PM -0400, George Greer wrote:
> O O O X X X -Duseithreads -Accflags=-DPERL_OLD_COPY_ON_WRITE

I wonder if there's any point in smoking PERL_OLD_COPY_ON_WRITE
any more? I presume it been superseded for all practical purposes by

Instead, while PERL_NEW_COPY_ON_WRITE is temporarily not the default
(till after 5.18), perhaps we should smoke that as an option instead?

(The OLD has a couple of consistent failures, which I suspect no one will
be in a hurry to fix).

The Enterprise is captured by a vastly superior alien intelligence which
does not put them on trial.
    -- Things That Never Happen in "Star Trek" #10

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