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From Elizabeth Mattijsen <>
Subject Re: Threading inside a handler script
Date Sat, 03 Oct 2009 17:54:43 GMT
On Oct 3, 2009, at 2:32 PM, Perrin Harkins wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 9:34 AM, Aku Kauste <>  
> wrote:
>> Well, obviously this doesn't work and I end up getting "child pid
>> XXXXX exit signal Segmentation fault (11)" type errors.
>> Is my aproach completely wrong? What would be the right way to solve
>> this kind of a problem?
> I believe what you're doing should work, but I don't use threads for
> anything.  I'd probably fork and put the results in a database table
> or file.

If you like the threads API, you might want to take a look at the  
"forks" module on CPAN.  It provides the threads API using fork(), and  
hence does not have many of the problems that native Perl ithreads have.


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