Perl module to emulate threads with fork


The module is a drop-in replacement for It has the same syntax as the module (it even takes over its namespace) but has some significant differences:

 - you do _not_ need a special (threaded) version of Perl
 - it is _much_ more economic with memory usage on OS's that support COW
 - it is more efficient in the startup of threads
 - it is slightly less efficient in the stopping of threads
 - it is less efficient in inter-thread communication

If nothing else, it allows you to use the Perl threading model in non-threaded Perl builds and in older versions of Perl (5.6.0 and higher are supported).

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