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Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Performance Problems Plague Perl on Red Hat

[ED:I repeat it here to : distributions should make an 0 patches policy and patch upstream Some minor patches can lead to slow performance or security breaches like the ssh/ssl issue in Debian]A major problem with the officially distributed version of Perl on Red Hat Enterprise Linux has led to a firestorm of complaints among developers. The problem, which also manifests itself on some versions of the Fedora and CentOS Linux distributions, means that some programs will take more than 100 times longer to execute under Red Hat

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