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Re: Bug#677046: Bug#628493: perl: FTBFS on kfreebsd-i386: t/op/threads failed

On Mon, Sep 09, 2013 at 10:14:53AM +0200, Petr Salinger wrote:
> >>IMO, my suggested change (Perl_atfork_reinit) in "Message #54" [1]
> >>still should be aplied by perl upstream. While it might not be
> >>problem for this testcase, the unlocking in forked child is fragile.
> >
> >Hi,
> >
> >I finally (!) got round to submitting this upstream, at [1], and the
> >comment so far is that the patch isn't appropriate. If you have any
> >further thoughts, could you comment on the upstream RT ticket?
> If I remember correctly, the perl code expects something which is
> not guaranteed by POSIX. But our new implementation provides this,
> therefore we (kfreebsd) are not affected by this any longer.

Indeed, although at one time you argued that it was a correctness
fix anyway. We seem to have a consensus that that's not the case, so
closing this.


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