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Re: [perl #123029] 5.20.x regression in "state" under PERL_NO_COW

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James E Keenan
October 22, 2014 11:16
Re: [perl #123029] 5.20.x regression in "state" under PERL_NO_COW
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On 10/21/2014 11:28 PM, Father Chrysostomos via RT wrote:
> On Tue Oct 21 16:19:36 2014, sprout wrote:
>> I’ll write a separate maint patch on a branch.
> Please review (and maybe even vote on backporting) the sprout/maint-5.20-123029 branch, which contains two fixes:

Is it possible to smoke-test a backport?

> 1) Don’t swipe short PADTMP buffers when COW is disabled.  That was
>     never intended to happen, and it is a regression, in that it
>     causes a significant slowdown.
> 2) Check the flags properly and don’t steal buffers from state vars.

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