[illumos-Developer] On Perl
garrett at damore.org
Wed Mar 16 09:16:13 PDT 2011
On Wed, 2011-03-16 at 08:30 -0700, John Sonnenschein wrote:
> For random scripts that might be fine, but for things like the
> interrupt routing daemon it should probably be touched as little as
> possible. I'm not sure why introducing complexity is better than
> leaving /usr/perl5/bin/perl as a pointer to the latest system blessed
> perl and leaving /usr/bin/perl open to whatever the distro maintainer
> wants to be the canonical perl
That sounds reasonable to me.
The next time I touch intrd, I want it to be to replace it with a C
For the record, intrd is *not* needed to boot the system. It's purpose
in life is to rebalance interrupts to provide a better distribution of
interrupt handling across different CPUs. Its a scalability hack.
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