Do not close automatically on write error. The internal ssl_write_callback() would call shutdown() on write error, which would cause the object to enter one of the closed states, without the user actually having closed the file. This in turn caused errors like "Not open" from functions like read() and set_nonblocking().
encode() now allows other threads to run every now and then.
o sybase The module's configure script now respects ABI suffixes when searching for the sybase library dir. o System - System.openlog() now keeps a reference to the ident passed, since system level syslog() may access the string pointed to by the ident passed to openlog. The reference will be released after a subsequent