Subject: Re: Should perl58 default to threaded under NetBSD 2.0?
To: None <tech-pkg@NetBSD.org>
From: Sverre Froyen <email@example.com>
Date: 06/22/2004 09:18:55
The package perl58-thread defines
which looks like it has additional effects than that of simply adding
the pthread library to perl58. The latter is sufficient to fix the GD
issue. Could this be a way to avoid the negative side of enabling full
On Tuesday 22 June 2004 02:07, grant beattie wrote:
> 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.