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by Akutagawa (Initiate)
on Apr 14, 2006 at 01:50 UTC ( #543266=user: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Hobbies/likes: - Japanese language (fluent, but always learning) - Motorcycles (own an old Suzuki GS500E) - History (if I can find the time to read)

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[hippo]: For a self-contained application which can therefore ensure thread safety it seems like a sensible approach.
[choroba]: No, if there are no threads, then the user wants to use MCE. If there are threads, the user can choose.
[1nickt]: choroba Understood. I'm wondering about the logic in a cpanfile. If the perl doesn't support threads, it's easy: require MCE. If the perl does support threads, as you say the user has a choice, so require both? Or, assume that irrespective of the choide
[1nickt]: ... choice, the threaded-perl user *probably* wants to use threads, therefore only require threads and leave MCE out, allowing the user to manually install if desired?
[choroba]: just require any of MCE and threads. Not sure if that's possible in the cpanfile, but should be possible early in the Makefile

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