isolating thread-unsafe modules

David Cantrell david at
Tue Jul 30 14:54:50 BST 2013

On Sun, Jul 28, 2013 at 10:02:25PM +0100, Bob MacCallum wrote:

> Good question - I have always hacked something with fork in the past but it
> just seemed so simple with Thread::Queue and threads.  I've never needed
> much IPC in the past.

Parallel::ForkManager has some (evil, hacky*) support for returning data
from a forked child to the parent.

* the right sort of evil and hacky though

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