[Numpy-discussion] Fast threading solution thoughts

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Thu Feb 12 00:15:55 CST 2009


Gael Varoquaux wrote:
> >From a programmer's perspective, because, IMHO, openmp is implemented
> using pthreads. 

Since openmp also exists on windows, I doubt that it is required that
openmp uses pthread :)

On linux, with gcc, using -fopenmp implies -pthread, so I guess it uses
pthread (can you be more low level than pthread on pthread-enabled Linux
in userland ?)

cheers,

David


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