AnyEvent::TLS::init takes a long time on modern Win32

zdm at zdm at
Thu Jul 2 17:48:14 CEST 2015

Yes, I can confirm this.

I don't know how long it takes under XP, but under Windows 8.1 init time
is much longer, than under Linux.

No matter, 32 bit or x64 perl is used.

I use strawberry perl 5.22.

Also this behavior was detected and on perl 5.20.

On 02.07.2015 18:39, Henrik Pauli wrote:
> Hi all,
> Recently we noticed a strange occurrence with our software starting up
> very slowly, but only on Win 7 and later.  After juggling around with
> the code a little bit, it turns out that AnyEvent::TLS::init is taking
> a long while (as mentioned in the documentation, that it may do so). 
> Oddly enough, Windows XP is unaffected.  Linuxes of course work like a
> charm as well.
> Anyone else ran into this before?  Maybe an idea what could cause this?
> The Windows XP build machine is running ActivePerl 5.12.4 and AnyEvent
> 7.05.
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