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Re: smoking PERL_OLD_COPY_ON_WRITE 3.5.0-22-generic [debian](x86_64/8 cpu) {blead_g++}

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Dave Mitchell
June 5, 2013 10:45
Re: smoking PERL_OLD_COPY_ON_WRITE 3.5.0-22-generic [debian](x86_64/8 cpu) {blead_g++}
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On Wed, Jun 05, 2013 at 01:59:25AM -0400, George Greer wrote:
> On Sun, 2 Jun 2013, Dave Mitchell wrote:
> >Now that PERL_NEW_COPY_ON_WRITE is the default again in blead, perhaps
> >change the  -Accflags=-DPERL_NEW_COPY_ON_WRITE smoker to
> >-Accflags=PERL_NO_COW ?
> Seems to have some issues:

Now fixed with

commit 4bc5302aa9ad04cec6442e472dc1d313187dee04
Author:     David Mitchell <>
AuthorDate: Wed Jun 5 11:24:20 2013 +0100
Commit:     David Mitchell <>
CommitDate: Wed Jun 5 11:24:20 2013 +0100

    make some tests TODO under -DPERL_NO_COW
    Since it's Copy-on-Write that fixed those tests, we expect them to fail
    without COW.

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