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Re: Switch to perl-5.005_02 ?



Roderick Schertler <roderick@argon.org> writes:

> On Thu, 1 Oct 1998 20:28:15 -0400, Elie Rosenblum <fnord@jurai.net> said:
> >
> > It'd be nice to switch to it if it's stabilized, with the threading
> > and perlcc (though when I tried the 5.005 bundled perlcc on the early
> > version it failed miserably).

> One wouldn't want to switch /usr/bin/perl to have threading enabled at
> this point, as there is still a significant speed penalty (somewhere in
> the neighborhood of 30%, even if you haven't spawned any auxiliary
> threads).  I think it would be reasonable to switch to a non-threaded
> 5.005_02, though.

We had some issues with latex2html locally (Solaris 2.6) - almost all
of the content of the output pages were missing with 5.005 and but it
worked fine with 5.004.


Steve
dunham@cse.msu.edu


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