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Re: [perl #125106] Why are threads discouraged?

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From:
Peter Rabbitson
Date:
May 5, 2015 15:37
Subject:
Re: [perl #125106] Why are threads discouraged?
Message ID:
5548E3B9.6020503@rabbit.us
On 05/05/2015 05:23 PM, Eric Brine (via RT) wrote:
> # New Ticket Created by  "Eric Brine"
> # Please include the string:  [perl #125106]
> # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue.
> # <URL: https://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=125106 >
>
>
> threads.pm says:
>
> The use of interpreter-based threads in perl is officially discouraged.
>
>
> Why is that? Is it just because they're rather heavy? If so, why not just
> say so and let the user decide whether he wants to use them or not?

+1


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