[Numpy-discussion] Fast threading solution thoughts

Brian Granger ellisonbg.net@gmail....
Thu Feb 12 00:03:46 CST 2009


> Eric Jones tried to do this with pthreads in C some time ago. His work is here:
>
>  http://svn.scipy.org/svn/numpy/branches/multicore/
>
> The lock overhead makes it usually not worthwhile.

I was under the impression that Eric's implementation didn't use a
thread pool.  Thus I thought the bottleneck was the thread creation
time for his implementation.  Eric can you comment?

Cheers,

Brian


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