[Numpy-discussion] Fast threading solution thoughts

Sturla Molden sturla@molden...
Thu Feb 12 06:03:53 CST 2009

On 2/12/2009 7:15 AM, David Cournapeau wrote:

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

On Windows, MSVC uses Win32 threads and GCC (Cygwin and MinGW) uses 
pthreads. If you use OpenMP with MinGW, the executable becomes dependent 
on pthreadGC2.dll (an LGPL library from Redhat).


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