[gambit-list] Multithreading

Álvaro Castro-Castilla alvaro.castro.castilla at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 17:33:47 EST 2013


Thanks a lot for your reply, and especially, for all the effort put into
constantly improving Gambit.


On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 9:06 PM, Marc Feeley <feeley at iro.umontreal.ca> wrote:

> I am working on multithreading support and hope to have it working by the
> end of the summer.  A summer student will be helping out on this project.
>
> Marc
>
> On 2012-12-21, at 6:39 AM, Álvaro Castro-Castilla <
> alvaro.castro.castilla at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi!
> >
> > Ok, I know this has been asked before.
> >
> > What are the perspectives of Gambit supporting native threading?
> >
> > I remember that Marc made some tests to see how much the code
> performance would be affected due to global variables access indirection.
> However, native threading, at least basic facilities, are a must for
> programming languagues nowadays. Termite, IPC or network can't be really
> used for things like games.
> >
> > I think this is a hard problem, of course, and if I would be of any help
> I'd like to, although I don't have much experience implementing compilers
> myself.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Álvaro
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