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Re: When to use forks, when to use threads ...?

by perrin (Chancellor)
on Sep 04, 2008 at 17:50 UTC ( #709078=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to When to use forks, when to use threads ...?

It's a big question, so read up with Google and SuperSearch. The gist of it is that if you're on Windows you will usually prefer Perl threads to forking and on Unix it will be the opposite.


Comment on Re: When to use forks, when to use threads ...?
Re^2: When to use forks, when to use threads ...?
by Anonymous Monk on Sep 05, 2008 at 07:51 UTC
    Right, because on windows forking is emulated using threads, because windows doesn't have fork...
      I dunno... any time I've used that OS, I've thought "forking Windows...."
      -Bib

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