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mention threads status in pod
authorGurusamy Sarathy <gsar@cpan.org>
Mon, 7 Feb 2000 10:10:31 +0000 (10:10 +0000)
committerGurusamy Sarathy <gsar@cpan.org>
Mon, 7 Feb 2000 10:10:31 +0000 (10:10 +0000)
p4raw-id: //depot/perl@5021

ext/Thread/Thread.pm

index 5e47d41..3e50a99 100644 (file)
@@ -10,7 +10,7 @@ $VERSION = "1.0";
 
 =head1 NAME
 
-Thread - multithreading
+Thread - manipulate threads in Perl (EXPERIMENTAL, subject to change)
 
 =head1 SYNOPSIS
 
@@ -41,6 +41,12 @@ The C<Thread> module provides multithreading support for perl.
 WARNING: Threading is an experimental feature.  Both the interface
 and implementation are subject to change drastically.
 
+In fact, this documentation describes the flavor of threads that was in
+version 5.005.  Perl v5.6 has the beginnings of support for interpreter
+threads, which (when finished) is expected to be significantly different
+from what is described here.  The information contained here may therefore
+soon be obsolete.  Use at your own risk!
+
 =head1 FUNCTIONS
 
 =over 8