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From:
Shlomi Fish via RT
Date:
June 1, 2013 11:47
Subject:
[perl #114444] [PATCH] [perlipc.pod] Replace some wrong use of "multithreaded" in perlipc.pod
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rt-3.6.HEAD-2552-1370087242-1300.114444-15-0@perl.org
On Fri May 31 07:46:03 2013, davem wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 10, 2012 at 03:18:03AM -0700, shlomif@shlomifish.org
> wrote:
> > The attached patch replaces some occurences of "multithreading" in
> perlipc.pod
> > where they actually refer to multi-processing with "multitasking". I
> didn't
> > know how to fix this paragraph so I kept it as is:
> 
> Thanks, applied as
> 
> 5e220227379abcad75ff0534a6b23aa30c22c695
> 
> > Be aware that these operations are full Unix forks, which means they
> may
> > not be correctly implemented on all alien systems.  Additionally,
> these are
> > not true multithreading.  To learn more about threading, see the
> F<modules>
> > file mentioned below in the SEE ALSO section.
> 
> I'm not sure what point is being made either. I'd suggest just
> deleting
> the 'Additionally' section. If someone wants to add forks or
> threading,
> the SEE ALSO section (which just refers to the CPAN list of modules)
> isn't going to help much.
> 

Attached is a patch for that, that can also be found here:

https://github.com/shlomif/perl/tree/shlomif-perlipc-changes

Regards,

-- Shlomi Fish



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