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April 11, 2018 06:46
[perl #125106] Why are threads discouraged?
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On Tue, 10 Apr 2018 15:25:00 -0700, LeonT wrote:
> If that's not what one wants, it's probably possible to implement GIL
> threading instead (though I'm not sure if we'd really want that
> either). I think that's unexplored territory though.

Wouldnt one of the existing fibers/future/promises/Coro/async-but-not-async-with-explicit-yields modules that swap Perl stacks inside the same interp/same perl thread be perl's already-implemented GIL concept?

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