Subject: Re: perl built without threads support?
To: Juan RP <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>