Gregory Brown wrote:
> On 6/22/07, MenTaLguY <mental / rydia.net> wrote:
>> On Sat, 23 Jun 2007 07:26:19 +0900, Erik Veenstra <erikveen / gmail.com> 
>> wrote:
>> > From the code below, it appears that $! is thread safe.
>> >
>> > Is it?
>>
>> Each thread gets its own private $!, so yes.
> 
> Is that a special case for built in globals?  I'm assuming so, but just 
> curious.

No, only for a subset of them, including $SAFE and the pattern matching 
vars.

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