bugGNU Parallel - Bugs: bug #55096, Spawn parent_shell() in the...


bug #55096: Spawn parent_shell() in the background

Submitter:  Ole Tange <tange>
Submitted:  Sun 25 Nov 2018 04:41:38 PM UTC
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Confirmed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  tange
Open/Closed:  Open
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Sun 06 Jan 2019 03:24:20 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Using perl threads fail on:


So there needs to be a no-thread alternative.

Ole Tange <tange>
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Sun 25 Nov 2018 04:41:38 PM UTC, original submission:  

On Linux this function takes 100 ms. during startup.

This can be removed by starting it asap and reading the result back when the shell is really needed.

Need to check how long it takes to get to the code that needs the shell. If that is only a few ms in, then this will not make sense.

Ole Tange <tange>
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