[CentOS-devel] Re: [CentOS] slow Perl on CentOS 5

Ivan Levchenko levchenko.i at gmail.com
Fri Aug 29 18:03:59 UTC 2008


I want to volunteer if any benchmarking, testing or other help might
be needed  :D
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Best Regards,

Ivan Levchenko
levchenko.i at gmail.com



On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 6:23 PM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
> Gavin Carr wrote:
>>
>> What are you thinking of here Karanbir? Using the current C5 perl package
>> (so 5.8.8) but with the upstream fixes applied? Or backporting the FC8
>> package? Or something more divergent from upstream (e.g. do we turn off
>> ithreads)?
>
> I was hoping someone else would come up with that plan and take ownership of
> it :D However, what I intend to do today is backport the fix's into the
> latest version of perl already released into CentOS-5 so its available as an
> interim fix. I am sure something will come down the line from upstream, and
> when it does we can replace our interim fix with whatever does come down,
> when it comes down. Stay tuned.
>
>> I assume we're not thinking of rebasing to 5.10, for instance?
>
> not me no.
>
> - KB
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