|Name : perl-forks
|Version : 0.36
||Vendor : openSUSE
|Release : 1.4
||Date : 2019-06-12 20:49:30
|Group : Development/Libraries/Perl
||Source RPM : perl-forks-0.36-1.4.src.rpm
|Size : 0.32 MB
|Packager : https://bugs_opensuse_org
|Summary : Drop-in replacement for Perl threads using fork()
|Description : |
The \"forks\" pragma allows a developer to use threads without having to have
a threaded perl, or to even run 5.8.0 or higher.
Refer to the the threads manpage module for ithreads API documentation.
perl -Mforks -e \'print $threads::VERSION\'
to see what version of the threads manpage you should refer to regarding
supported API features.
There were a number of goals that I am trying to reach with this
Using this module *only* makes sense if you run on a system that has an
implementation of the \'fork\' function by the Operating System. Windows
is currently the only known system on which Perl runs which does *not*
have an implementation of \'fork\'. Therefore, it *doesn\'t* make any
sense to use this module on a Windows system. And therefore, a check is
made during installation barring you from installing on a Windows
RPM found in directory: /mirror/ftp.opensuse.org/history/20190630/tumbleweed/repo/oss/x86_64
Hmm ... It's impossible ;-) This RPM doesn't exist on any FTP server