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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: win NT fork.
Date Tue, 24 Aug 1999 06:53:47 GMT
i don't see why we would want fork.  the whole purpose of mpm was so that
you can ignore those platform differences.

Dean

On Mon, 23 Aug 1999, Ryan Bloom wrote:

> 
> I should speak to the right people before I post messages like this.  It
> turns out, Perl 5.6 on NT will have fork, but it will be at the
> interpreter level.  They will be using a thread to emulate fork.  This
> isn't good enough for us, so we are back to square one.  :)
> 
> Ryan
> 
> On Sun, 22 Aug 1999, Bill Jones wrote:
> 
> > > 
> > > I'm at the O'Reilly Open Source convention, and I have been told that Perl
> > > 5.6 on NT will have an actual fork call.  I downloaded the dev tar ball,
> > > and made a really quick search through it, but I didn't find the code.  I
> > > will devote more time to this next week, but if somebody wants to beat me
> > > to it, having fork on NT inside APR would be really great.
> > 
> > ActiveState and Microsoft were footing the bill for the
> > development - but I didn't think it was that close to release...
> > 
> > -Sneex-  :]
> > 
> 
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