[collectd] [PATCH] collectd-perl(5): Added note about multi-threading.

Sebastian Harl sh at tokkee.org
Tue Oct 23 00:04:38 CEST 2007

A new section "BUGS" has been added to the manpage with a short note about
Perl and multithreading.

Signed-off-by: Sebastian Harl <sh at tokkee.org>
 src/collectd-perl.pod |    7 +++++++
 1 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/src/collectd-perl.pod b/src/collectd-perl.pod
index 16a985b..b653747 100644
--- a/src/collectd-perl.pod
+++ b/src/collectd-perl.pod
@@ -362,6 +362,13 @@ To register those functions with collectd:
 See the section "DATA TYPES" above for a complete documentation of the data
 types used by the read and write functions.
+=head1 BUGS
+This plugin does not yet work correctly if collectd uses multiple threads.
+Perl does not allow multiple threads to access a single interpreter at the
+same time. As a temporary workaround you should use a single read thread only
+(see collectd's B<ReadThread> configuration option).
 =head1 SEE ALSO

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