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Re: Bug#167253: ITP: libfork-perl -- A fork(2) wraper for Perl

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On 31-Oct-02, 14:05 (CST), "Sebastien J. Gross" <sjg@debian.org> wrote: 
> Steve Greenland <steveg@moregruel.net> writes:
> > Uh, wait, no, now that I think about, it, the new way is not that much
> > clearer and easier. Hmmm. Perhaps I'm not understanding the benefits of
> > libfork-perl. Maybe if there was a place in the package description to
> > summarize what features libfork-perl provides, and how it makes fork
> > development[1] easier.
> Well it was origninaly designed to run function many times in parallel
> in background an get its return value.

I'm afraid you missed my point (my fault for trying to be funny): 

Your proposed description field is useless. Please write something that
tells the prospective user why they might want to install/use it. Maybe
this was clear, but I didn't get that feeling from your response.  Something

Description: run perl functions in parallel
 A function to start several copies of a perl function with different
 arguments and collect the return values.


Steve Greenland

    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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