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From Rafael Garcia-Suarez <>
Subject Re: [mp2] perl_clone takes 5 and more seconds to complete
Date Wed, 05 Nov 2003 08:01:30 GMT
Stas Bekman wrote:
> The problem is that it's not under our control. The slow part is perl_clone, 
> which is a perl API. It's slow because it takes time to clone all the 
> non-mutable data. Nick has been working on COW (Copy-On-Write), but from his 
> reports it doesn't seem to give much speedup if at all.

If I'm understanding correctly, Arthur Bergman is working on a COW overhaul
which may make the situation better.  (We haven't seen his patch yet.)

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