[Numpy-discussion] Fast threading solution thoughts

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Thu Feb 12 07:01:43 CST 2009


Francesc Alted wrote:
> I don't know OpenMP enough neither, but I'd say that in this list there 
> could be some people that could help.
>
> At any rate, I really like the OpenMP approach and prefer to have 
> support for it in Cython much better than threading, MPI or whatever.  
> But the thing is: is OpenMP stable, mature enough for allow using it in 
> most of common platforms?  I think that recent GCC compilers support 
> the latest incarnation (3.0) of the standard

The yet unreleased gcc 4.4 will supports 3.0, and gcc 4.3 supports a
subset of 3.0, I believe:

http://openmp.org/wp/2008/11/openmp-30-status/

cheers,

David


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