[Mongrel] Gentoo warning
ezmobius at gmail.com
Thu Nov 22 22:18:29 EST 2007
On Nov 22, 2007, at 4:33 PM, Alexey Verkhovsky wrote:
> On Nov 22, 2007 5:00 PM, Ezra Zygmuntowicz <ezmobius at gmail.com> wrote:
>> but you definitely want to turn [pthreads] off.
> Definitely, but... you may need it on, if you use an extension that
> itself relies on pthreads. Which is why Redhat has Ruby compiled with
> By the way, what kind of performance penalty has anyone seen from
> pthreads in a real app?
The only thing that ruby uses pthreads for is if you use tk afaik. I
did some benchmarks on gentoo with pthreads enabled and disabled and a
rails app performs a serious 25% or more faster with pthreads
disabled. A very real difference.
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