[CentOS] slow Perl on CentOS 5

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Tue Aug 26 23:15:05 UTC 2008


On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 2:08 PM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
> 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.
> --
> Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq

Actually, this is stated in the upstream bugzilla Florin referred to:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=379791#c11

see also #14.

However, according to the bugzilla, their fix is still not perfect and
they are "working on it" (as of today).

Akemi


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