[Wellington-pm] Roundup of last night's meeting
jarich at perltraining.com.au
Thu Sep 13 20:57:20 PDT 2007
Douglas Bagnall wrote:
> I think what Richard's hazy memory is recalling is the time when
> superpositions/junctions were predicted to able to somehow,
> automatically, spread their work across all available processors. While
> these kind of operations are inherently parallelisable, the perl
> process that contains them is not (or at least is awfully less so). So
> if junctions are doing this, they will be using magic that is similar to
> something from Sam's list. I suspect that they aren't, though.
Unless I misread http://pugs.blogs.com/pugs/2006/10/smp_paralleliza.html or
unless Audrey has since discovered otherwise... hasn't Pugs been parallelizing
junction evaluation since October last year?
Audrey gives a number of other in-built threading examples here:
http://www.perlmonks.org/?node_id=580042 There is probably a more up-to-date
list somewhere with the Pugs perl 6 pages too.
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