[Numpy-discussion] Fast threading solution thoughts

Matthieu Brucher matthieu.brucher@gmail....
Thu Feb 12 07:48:44 CST 2009


Yes, it is. You have to link against pthread (at least with Linux ;))

You have to write a single parallel region if you don't want this
overhead (which is not possible with Python).

Matthieu

2009/2/12 Gael Varoquaux <gael.varoquaux@normalesup.org>:
> 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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