[CentOS] Re: slow Perl on CentOS 5

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at gmail.com
Tue Aug 26 21:27:37 UTC 2008


On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 3:11 PM, Scott Silva <ssilva at sgvwater.com> wrote:
> on 8-26-2008 2:08 PM Karanbir Singh spake the following:
>>
>> Akemi Yagi wrote:
>>>
>>> On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 1:30 PM, Florin Andrei <florin at andrei.myip.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> If your Perl apps are unusually slow on CentOS 5, have a look at this
>>>> blog:
>>>>
>>>> http://blog.vipul.net/2008/08/24/redhat-perl-what-a-tragedy/
>>>
>>> Summary: The Upstream Vendor version of Perl has a patch to the
>>> "bless[]" function that makes it /extremely/ slow.
>>
>> Reliable info heard on the grapevine indicates 5.3 would have the fix's
>> required.
>>
> So that means about 6 months away from a fix?
>

Unless upstream bundles a hotfix that is available for people...



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