Subject: Re: Should perl58 default to threaded under NetBSD 2.0?
To: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: grant beattie <grant@NetBSD.org>
Date: 06/22/2004 18:07:18
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On Tue, Jun 22, 2004 at 09:40:37AM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Jun 2004, David Brownlee wrote:
> > Is there any reason why perl58 should not default to being
> > threaded under NetBSD 2.0?
> Not really - 2.0 has threads, right?
the target audience for perl-threads is very, very small, and
historically perl without threads has been much more stable than perl
with thread support.
I'd be against changing the default because it is likely to result in
a less stable perl and is only useful for a small number of packages.
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