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Re: threads in general

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From:
Alan Burlison
Date:
November 11, 1999 14:51
Subject:
Re: threads in general
Message ID:
382B47AE.AD89A7E4@uk.sun.com
Tim Bunce wrote:

> > The only chance we have of getting a robust and scalable threaded perl
> > is if they are put in from the ground floor up, i.e. in Topaz, which if
> > you are correct isn't going to happen anyway.
> 
> I think Chip, quite sanely, favors the thread-per-interpreter model.
> And I think that's what perl5 will end up with.

Yes, now you come to mention it I recollect him saying something to that
effect on p6p.  I agree - it seems a far better model, and infinitely
easier to implement.  After all, the less shared state there is, the
fewer the locking problems there will be :-)

Alan Burlison

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