[ic] Perl and Threading

rolf.kurt at macupgrade.de rolf.kurt at macupgrade.de
Thu Jun 22 10:45:04 EDT 2006


as far as I know during the installation your were asked if you want  
to install
interchange with threaded enabled.

But this was discussed not so long ago.

Hope this helps.

Am 22.06.2006 um 16:25 schrieb Henry Hartley:

> I'm curious what the current situation is with regard to  
> Interchange and
> threaded Perl.  I'm mostly familiar with Red Hat and Fedora
> distributions of Linux and they both come with threaded perl by  
> default.
> I know the last time I was working with Interchange I needed to get a
> non-threaded perl running.  While it isn't a show stopper, it would
> certainly be easier if a machine could be run with the standard load.
> In addition to being easier to set up, it also means that patches to
> perl and its various modules can be updated automatically with yum
> rather than by hand.  In fact, it would be nice if I could yum update
> interchange, as well.
> So, what is the status with Interchange and threaded Perl?  Is
> non-threaded perl still required?
> I also understand that there were performance considerations.  For me,
> and for the site I'm preparing to work on, traffic will be low and I
> suspect the performance issues won't be a big factor.  If the only
> reason to require non-threaded perl is for performance, wouldn't it be
> better to allow it to run with threaded perl and just recommend
> non-threaded for performance reasons?
> -- 
> Henry
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