[Israel.pm] Parallel jobs

Avishalom Shalit avishalom at gmail.com
Mon Jun 8 23:05:12 PDT 2009


well,
system calls to
program & program & program &
and waking occasionally to check the file system,
can run it in a single thread.


2009/6/9 Issac Goldstand <margol at beamartyr.net>:
> Yossi's right.  Solaris's perl (and the one in Coolstack) come without
> threads (Sun says they're still too experimental), unlike almost every
> other vendor distribution which does have thread support by default.  We
> ended up compiling our own Perl to get around this.
>
> Note that ActivePerl (IIRC) has thread support in Solaris
> out-of-the-box.  (The reason we didn't use this is because we would have
> had to compile Net::SSLeay ourselves, and we decided we'd rather compile
> everything ourselves if we had to touch compilers already).  We ran
> benchmarks, and IIRC our Perl actually came out ahead, though not by much.
>
>  Yitzchak
>
> Yossi Itzkovich wrote:
>>  The first one (Perl 5.8.4) is the one which comes with Solaris 10:
>>     usethreads=undef use5005threads=undef useithreads=undef usemultiplicity=undef
>>
>> The second one is one 5.8.8 compiled by our system group:
>>     usethreads=undef use5005threads=undef useithreads=undef usemultiplicity=undef
>>
>> Yossi
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: perl-bounces at perl.org.il [mailto:perl-bounces at perl.org.il] On Behalf Of Gabor Szabo
>> Sent: Monday, June 08, 2009 9:24 PM
>> To: Perl in Israel
>> Subject: Re: [Israel.pm] Parallel jobs
>>
>> On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 9:22 PM, Yossi
>> Itzkovich<Yossi.Itzkovich at ecitele.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Well, you missed one very important point: Perl is compiled by default **without** threads support. I don't/can't run a personal Perl build- I must use the system's one.
>>>
>>
>> which OS are you talking about and which version of perl?
>>
>> Gabor
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