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Re: Things you need to know before programming Perl ithreads

by msarfy (Initiate)
on Mar 01, 2004 at 08:13 UTC ( #332818=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Things you need to know before programming Perl ithreads

> But that's just because it does a fork(), which in modern *nixes is very fast.

this unfortunately is not true now, because while pages are still 4kB, memory rapidly grows last few years, so if process uses 500MB, it has around 125.000 pages, and just copy page descriptor tables take about 0,5 sec.


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