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From:
Dominic Hargreaves via RT
Date:
September 7, 2013 17:22
Subject:
[perl #119089] Shared references (threads::shared) disappear on sub return
Message ID:
rt-3.6.HEAD-1873-1378574539-544.119089-15-0@perl.org
On Mon Aug 05 08:32:28 2013, sprout wrote:
> On Mon Aug 05 07:20:37 2013, nicholas wrote:
> > I think that it doesn't introduce any leaks, but I'd appreciate a
> > second pair
> > of eyes.
> 
> It looks correct to me, but:
> • I haven’t looked at threads::shared for a long time
> • I didn’t get enough sleep last night (guess why? :-)

I understand that there won't be another 5.14 release for this, but in 
Debian this is still potentially an issue for us (see 
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=718438). Is there any 
reason we shouldn't look at applying Nicholas's patch in Debian?

Thanks,
Dominic.

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