[ic] [OT] Perl, mod_perl and threading
jon at endpoint.com
Tue Aug 1 14:49:11 EDT 2006
On Tue, 1 Aug 2006, Dan Bergan wrote:
> I am in the process of migrating to a new server, and the new one has a
> threaded version of Perl installed. The most recent list postings I found
> say that this should now work for Interchange, but that there is a
> performance hit.
> I can install a non-threaded perl, but I'm wondering about mod_perl -- it is
> already installed on the server, so I assume I would have to
> recompile/reinstall to use the non-threaded perl. Is that the case?
> I would prefer to leave things as "vanilla" as possible (for easy security
> patching and for my Plesk control panel), but I need to balance that against
> performance considerations.
> I see my options as:
> - Leave the system as-is (take the threaded performance hit)
> - Install non-threaded perl and disable mod_perl for my domain (is there a
> performance hit for not using mod_perl with Interchange?)
> - bite the bullet and tackle both perl and mod_perl
> - any other ideas I'm missing? Would mod_interchange be of any help for my
> Do any experts have advice on the best way to proceed?
I find it best to install your nonthreaded Perl build in /usr/local,
completely separate from your system Perl. It won't affect mod_perl or
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