[Numpy-discussion] Fast threading solution thoughts

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux@normalesup....
Thu Feb 12 00:26:36 CST 2009


On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 11:52:40PM -0600, Robert Kern wrote:
> > This seem like pretty heavy solutions though.

> >From a programmer's perspective, it seems to me like OpenMP is a muck
> >lighter weight solution than pthreads.

>From a programmer's perspective, because, IMHO, openmp is implemented
using pthreads. I do have difficulties verifying this on the web, but
documents I find hint to that.

Gaël


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