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1Revision history for Perl extension threads.
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c527c90b
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31.63 Tue Jun 26 21:15:27 EDT 2007
4 - Avoid double-free of the thread function
5 - Added reference in POD to perlmod section on thread safety
6 - Mention leaked and unreferenced scalar warnings in POD
7 - Removed BEGIN in threads.pm
8 - Only need to require Config
9
18b9e6f5
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101.62 Thu May 17 16:10:49 2007
11 - Fixed :all import option
12 - Fixed problems in test suite
13 - Subversion repository on Google
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da140a40
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151.61 Wed Mar 21 16:09:15 EDT 2007
16 - Fix 'list/array' context - both keywords are supported
17 - Upgraded ppport.h to Devel::PPPort 3.11
18 - Removed embed.t - unreliable
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c527c90b 201.59 Mon Feb 5 16:05:44 EST 2007
5cbb7319
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21 - POD tweaks per Wolfgang Laun
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6ebc233e
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231.58 Wed Jan 24 13:15:34 EST 2007
24 - Fix race conditions on thread destruction (Dave Mitchell)
25 - Ignore thread return value(s) in void context
26 - Check for missing args for 'use threads' options
27 - Check that stack size argument is numeric
28
8718f9a1
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291.57 Wed Dec 20 13:10:26 EST 2006
30 - Fixes courtesy of Michael J. Pomraning
c527c90b
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31 Eliminates self joins
32 Eliminates multiple, simultaneous joins on a thread
33 Protects thread->state variable with mutexes
34 Checks that OS join call is successful
8718f9a1 35
b9c1db01
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361.56 Fri Dec 15 12:18:47 EST 2006
37 - More fixes to test suite
38
391.55 Fri Dec 15 11:24:46 EST 2006
40 - Fixes to test suite
41
955c272e
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421.54 Thu Dec 14 14:12:30 EST 2006
43 - Added ->error() method
44
894eec8b
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451.53 Mon Nov 27 12:08:27 EST 2006
46 - Fix for a thread cloning bug
47 - Fixes to test suite
48
11db694d
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491.52 Tue Nov 21 11:04:03 EST 2006
50 - Fix compiler warnings
51
adc09a0e
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521.51 Wed Nov 15 14:25:30 EST 2006
53 - Thread destruction fix
54
70dc2d88
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551.49 Fri Nov 3 08:33:28 EST 2006
56 - Fix a warning message
57
581.48 Thu Nov 2 12:33:22 EST 2006
59 - Fix for segfault during thread destruction
60
b5c80a23
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611.47 Mon Oct 30 16:02:53 EST 2006
62 - Fix t/thread.t crash under Win32
63 - Test multiple embedded Perl support
64
5c6ff896
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651.46 Fri Oct 27 19:51:48 EST 2006
66 - Support multiple embedded Perls
67 - Document workaround for non-threadsafe modules
68
d2c25dc7
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691.45 Wed Oct 25 14:22:23 EDT 2006
70 - Makefile.PL changes for CORE
71 - Updated POD tests
72
de42e62a
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731.44 Wed Oct 11 08:55:50 EDT 2006
74 - Complain about bad import options
75 - Added example threads script
76
3ab14376
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771.43 Fri Oct 6 15:12:07 EDT 2006
78 - Stringify threads objects
79 - Removed 'typemap' file
80
45cd5be7
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811.42 Mon Sep 18 11:17:13 EDT 2006
82 - Fixes to tests
83 - Move $threads::threads outside of BEGIN block
84
fea7688c
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851.41 Fri Sep 8 19:28:41 EST 2006
86 - Race condition fixes
87
881.39 Tue Aug 30 12:00:00 EDT 2006
89 - Signals are safe in 5.8.0
90 - Upgraded ppport.h to Devel::PPPort 3.10
91
d4315dd6
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921.38 Tue Aug 1 11:48:56 EDT 2006
93 - Fixes to tests
94
60bd5ef6 951.37 Fri Jul 21 10:51:36 EDT 2006
69a9b4b8
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96 - Revert 'exit' behavior with override
97
3ceb02cd
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981.36 Mon Jul 10 15:58:13 EDT 2006
99 - Ignore signals sent to terminated threads
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1011.35 Mon Jul 10 09:44:47 EDT 2006
c608f8c0
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102 - Upgraded ppport.h to Devel::PPPort 3.09
103 - Fix for Borland compiler
104
ead32952
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1051.34 Thu Jul 6 10:29:37 EDT 2006
106 - Added ->is_running, ->is_detached, ->is_joinable, ->wantarray
107 - Enhanced ->list to return running or joinable threads
108
4dcb9e53
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1091.33 Mon Jul 3 10:11:20 EDT 2006
110 - 'exit' inside a thread silently terminates thread only
111 - Added 'threads->exit()' (just calls CORE::exit(0))
112 - Handle 'die/exit' in thread warn handlers if thread terminates
113 with a warning
114 - Give exact accounting of unjoined threads on program termination
115 - Fix spurious 'failures' from t/blocks.t
116 - Set correct path to threads module in tests that use test.pl
117
58a3a76c
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1181.32 Mon Jun 5 09:27:53 EDT 2006
119 - Fix for HP-UX 10.20 pthread_attr_getstacksize usage
120 - Check for threads::shared in tests
121
9d9ff5b1
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1221.31 Fri May 19 16:06:42 EDT 2006
123 - Explicit thread context
124
f2e0bb91
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1251.29 Thu May 18 16:09:28 EDT 2006
126 - Fix warning/core dump from ->create('foo') in BEGIN block
127
404aaa48
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1281.28 Wed May 17 14:33:13 EDT 2006
129 - Fix for build failure under older Perl versions
130 - Skip signalling tests if using unsafe signals
131
1321.27 Thu May 11 11:52:21 EDT 2006
c0003851
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133 - Added $thr->kill() method for thread signalling
134 - Check for 'C' compiler when building module
135
d305c2c9
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1361.26 Mon May 8 13:18:29 EDT 2006
137 - Fix for Win32 build WRT page size
138
514612b7
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1391.25 Thu May 4 12:34:02 EDT 2006
140 - Final sync with blead
141 - Lock counters in tests
142
f2cba68d
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1431.24 Mon Apr 24 10:29:11 EDT 2006
144 - assert() that thread 0 is never destructed
145 - Determinancy in free.t
146
1471.23 Thu Apr 13 16:57:00 EDT 2006
148 - BUG (RE)FIX: Properly free thread's Perl interpreter
149 - It's an error to detach a thread twice
150 - More XS code cleanups
151
1521.22 Fri Apr 7 21:35:06 EDT 2006
153 - Documented maximum stack size error
154
1551.21 Tue Apr 4 13:57:23 EDT 2006
156 - Corrected ->_handle() to return a pointer
157 - Overload !=
158
1591.19 Sat Mar 25 18:46:02 EST 2006
160 - Use 'DEFINE' instead of 'CCFLAGS' in Makefile.PL
161
f4cc38af
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1621.18 Fri Mar 24 14:21:36 EST 2006
163 - ->equal returns 0 on false for backwards compatibility
164 - Changed UVs to IVs in XS code (except for TID)
165 - Use ->create in tests
166
0f1612a7
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1671.17 Thu Mar 23 10:31:20 EST 2006
168 - Restoration of 'core' build parameters
169
1701.15 Wed Mar 22 13:46:51 EST 2006
171 - BUG FIX: Replaced SvPV_nolen_const macro
172 - Disabled closure return test again and added note in POD
173
1741.14 Tue Mar 21 08:40:16 EST 2006
175 - BUG FIX: Corrected UV formatting string
176
1771.13 Mon Mar 20 15:09:42 EST 2006
178 - BUG FIX: Round stack sizes to multiple of page size
179 - Use PTHREAD_STACK_MIN if available
180
1811.12 Sun Mar 19 17:34:49 EST 2006
182 - Implemented $thr1->equal($thr2) in XS
183 - Use $ENV{PERL_CORE} in tests
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1851.11 Fri Mar 17 13:24:35 EST 2006
f2cba68d 186 - BUG FIX: Properly free thread's Perl interpreter
0f1612a7
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187 - Removed BUGS POD item regarding returning objects from threads
188 - Enabled closure return test in t/problems.t
189 - Handle deprecation of :unique in tests
190 - XS code cleanup
191 - Better POD coverage
192
1931.09 Mon Mar 13 14:14:37 EST 2006
194 - Initial (re-)release to CPAN
195 - 64-bit TIDs
196 - API for thread stack size (courtesy of Dean Arnold)
197 - Made threads->list() context sensitive
198 - Implemented threads->object($tid) in XS
199 - Added $thr->_handle() method
200
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202Ancient history:
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2040.03 Mon Jul 2 12:00:50 CEST 2001
205 Fixed bug with threads->self() in main thread, thanks Hackworth!
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2070.02 Sat Jun 30 09:41:00 GMT 2001
208 Fixed bug in threads->self() reported by Hackworth
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2100.01 Tue Apr 24 19:04:12 2001
211 Cleaned up documentation
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