Perl threads and libwww wierdness

Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes sthoenna at
Wed Jan 18 22:42:13 GMT 2012

2012/1/18 Peter Vereshagin <peter at>:
> Just don't 'use threads;', that's all :)
> The only exception is the cygwin's use of native ms-windows threads behind its
> forks emulation, including cygwin's perl.

Unless things have changed since I last used it, cygwin uses real
processes for forks.  It's ActiveState's perl (and presumably the
mingw perl too) that emulates fork with threads.

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