[CentOS] [bug] Perl Performance Issue

Mon Mar 9 14:56:39 UTC 2009
Georg Grabler <ggrabler at gmail.com>


I'm currently bitten hard by a bug which was introduced by RedHat in their
perl releases. This bug has been fixed "recently", to be true in January, by

The bug I'm talking about is a performance issue, which is caused by
overloading blessed functions:

The bug fix (January 2009):

claims to fix
379791 <http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=379791> - perl
bless/overload performance problem

I wanted to ask if we can expect CentOS to release a new version of perl
soon, or if we should rather tend building our own packages. I'd prefer the
CentOS update, due to the reason that I don't know if we'll have the same
problems with this in mod_perl as well.

Kind regards,
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