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Is a called package in thread storage?by Wiggins (Hermit)
|on Jul 15, 2008 at 17:10 UTC||Need Help??|
Wiggins has asked for the
wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
Another project, another quandary. This one takes me back to 1971, undergraduate CS. "Recursion - Re-entrant, Reusable, Refreshable".
thread 1; runs File::Monitor discovering and enqueueing filenames to
I have put the MIME decomp code(developed earlier) into a simple non-OO package, simply for scoping and to modularize the files. If I leave this MIME code in that package; and call it from threads 3,4,5,6; are its local (my) variables in global storage or thread storage? If I cut/paste the MIME code into the processing subroutine running on those threads(3-6), it is definitely in thread-specific storage.
I probably need to pass the MIME decomp an array reference to push it's results into anyway.
I am that finding that looking for answers on the web for topics like this (Perl Threads) can be dangerous, since many go back to 5.003 or other implementations.
Any suggestions on books on current Perl threading would be much appreciated...