[tpm] Single thread Perl 5.8.8 vs. Multi-threaded Perl 5.10.1
J. Bobby Lopez
jbl at jbldata.com
Thu Nov 19 23:41:47 PST 2009
I can't think of many situations where multi-threaded perl would be
beneficial. I can understand if you were trying to make a Perl/Tk
application appear snappier, or have it do graphics (animation) and accept
input simultaneously.. but would there be other, more common situations
where multi-threaded perl would be considered?
On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 4:43 PM, <arocker at vex.net> wrote:
> > If you want high performance, you may find it easier to use
> > processes with some form of IPC rather than relying on Perl threads.
> People will keep trying to get the application level to do the OS's jobs.
> Unfortunately, threading seems to be a problem even the OS people haven't
> solved yet.
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