Jamie Paul Griffin griffin at
Tue May 24 07:06:08 UTC 2011

On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 05:50:39PM -0400, Alejandro Imass wrote:

> Not necessarily, many cpan modules are either thread unaware/innocuous
> or thread safe, though there are exceptions.
> I have re-compiled Perl with threads with pre-installed libraries and
> never had a problem.
> You will surely know which things fail when they blow-up or leak you
> to death, when you use threading of course. Especially long-running
> software like mod_perl. But for that, you always have
> maxrequestsperchild ;-)
> Now that I mention it, mod_perl would probably need rebuilding IMHO
> just to be on the safe side, wherever _that_ is with threads ;-)
> Joking aside, I have scaled tremendously with apache mod_perl +
> mod_worker a rare but exquisite high-scale Web software recipe.
Hi Alejandro - I did encounter a few issues, rebuilt them all and it's good. Thanks for your reply. 


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