[Catalyst] [OT] building perl with threads

Tobias Kremer t at funkreich.de
Sat Sep 30 11:09:26 CEST 2006

Daniel McBrearty schrieb:
 > now I have the hang of building apache/perl from source ...
 > what's the rationale behind the "perl is normally built with thread
 > support OFF in a production environment"?
 > is that what is recommended for cat under mod_perl / fastcgi?

AFAIK, if you don't really need threads you should not enable them
because this could have an impact on the overall performance of your

So to answer your questions: Yes, it's recommended to compile perl
without any kind of thread-support for best Catalyst performance.


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