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Date: 1997-03-19 (13:18)
From: Jocelyn Serot <Jocelyn.Serot@l...>
Subject: Re: parallel ocaml says:
> Anyone out there using PVM or other parallel systems with OCAML?  I want to
> use parallelism over several machines concurrently--so the "threads" are
> insufficeinet (at least as I understand them).
>         Ward Wheeler

As part of research on parallel functional skeletons, i have developed
a minimal interface between Ocaml and MPI.

Just like J.M. Alliot (cf his last mail), i've been using the
marshall/unmarshall builtin facilities of Caml for sending/receiving
polymorphic messages as raw blocks of bytes.
This interface has not been used intensively, but preliminary results are

For more information, you can have a look at a paper i recently submitted to
EuroPar97 ( Available from;



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