Subject: Re: perl built without threads support?
To: Juan RP <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/16/2004 09:52:44
On Fri, 16 Apr 2004, Juan RP wrote:

: I would like to know why the perl packages are built without threads support, is
: there any good reason to disable this feature?

It's unreliable?  8-)

Seriously though, if it is done, only perl 5.8 should be built with threads
support -- and only if a native pthreads library is available.
5.6+threads, or threading either version with pth, is a losing proposition.

-- Todd Vierling <> <>